The Four Hundred—AWS/400: Amazon Builds An AS/400-oid Cloud
AWS/400: Amazon Builds An AS/400-oid Cloud
Published: April 23, 2012
by Timothy Prickett Morgan
OK, there is no such thing as AWS/400, but conceptually speaking, the collection of 30 cloud services are the modern analog to th…
"NoSQL databases are crazy stupid complicated, and there are literally only two things Amazon makes you think about to use it. This is what makes AWS truly revolutionary. Not its virtualization and cloudiness, not its utility computing model, but the relentless desire by Amazon’s crack staff of techies to get companies out of the infrastructure management business. IBM is talking about automating the installation and patch management of systems, operating systems, application servers, and database software on the PureSystems machines announced a week ago, and Amazon has removed every bit of complexity from using a database. Your children or grandchildren will understand DynamoDB. Heck, I might even give it a whirl."