links for 2009-10-27: Amazon RDS; SAP and Open Source
By kevinschmidt on Oct 27, 2009
- Expanding the Cloud: The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) - MySQL isn't that hard to install and configure already, but this makes it even easier providing easy provisioning, management, and backup. More details here.
- SAP Joins Apache Communities, Extending Commitment to Open Source Technologies - It is good to see increased validation of open-source, but it is easy to commit to open-source projects that are already "proven and broadly used". How about some real innovation and contribution?
- Defense Department issues new open-source guidance - What was a encouraging statement to use open-source before now gets stronger.