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Amazon Web Services to Launch Oracle Edition of Amazon Relational Database Service

*Businesses and developers will soon be able to run Oracle Databases with the pricing flexibility, ease of use, and scalability of Amazon RDS and the AWS Cloud*

SEATTLE, Feb 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., today announced that it plans to make Oracle Database 11g available via the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), during the second quarter of 2011. Amazon RDS is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS for Oracle will include flexible pricing options for customers. Those with existing Oracle licenses will be able to run Oracle Databases on Amazon RDS with no additional software licensing or support charges. Those without existing Oracle licenses can take advantage of on-demand hourly licensing with no upfront fees or long-term commitments. Businesses and developers can visit [https://aws.amazon.com/rds/oracle] to learn more, sign up to be notified when the service is available, and request a briefing from an AWS associate. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Announces “Read Replicas” for Amazon Relational Database Service – Delivering Added Scalability for High Traffic Web Applications

*AWS also introduces lower prices for high memory Database Instances*

SEATTLE, Oct 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced Read Replicas, a new feature for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) that makes it even easier to scale MySQL database deployments to meet the performance demands of high-traffic web applications. Read Replicas allow customers to create one or more copies of a given MySQL Database Instance, which allows an application to serve read traffic from multiple database replicas. Customers can create or delete replicas in minutes using the intuitive point-and-click interface of the AWS Management Console. To get started using Read Replicas for Amazon RDS, visit: https://aws.amazon.com/rds/. (more…)

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