Last week it was Google’s turn to strut its cloud stuff; this week it’s all about Amazon Web Services at AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas.
Postgres and MySQL are both open source databases, but MySQL is owned by Oracle. So why is it cheaper than Postgres on Amazon’s RDS?
If you don’t think Google is serious about providing public cloud infrastructure to business users, check out the latest spate of services unveiled on the company’s enterprise blog. Google clearly wants to take on cloud king Amazon on its own turf.