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New Innovation: Amazon Web Services Cloud Evolution

Will the "cloud" envelope all businesses? Where does Amazon fit in that weather? It's raining metaphors.

Amazon is committed to the concept that many businesses large and small want up in the air, not stuck in a closet. There are now many incredible hosting platforms including Amazon's. They are keeping their nose to the grindstone and pushing the envelope further with EBS Provisioned IOPS and EBS-Optimized instances.

By my understanding, this means a highly scalable database.

So, how do you sell this idea of bottle-neck-less, fearless databases with no concern for the number of queries? Seems promising and Amazon announcedthe new platform and apparently it's relevant to Cloud Services companies like Staralux andOpscode.

Further reading:GigaOm Article.

I still feel quite confident myself in setting up EC2 services as I've use their platform before. LAMP, standards, and security are a solid foundation for scalable numbers of many kinds.

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