[erlang-questions] Amazon AWS SimpleDB based on erlang now in beta

Tom Samplonius <>
Mon Dec 17 08:36:58 CET 2007


  I don't know where people are getting "large datasets" from.  Amazon says:

"Amazon SimpleDB is designed to store relatively small amounts of data and is optimized for fast data access and flexibility in how that data is expressed."


So "relatively small amounts of data".


Tom

----- "Erlang List" <> wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has tried this or if now that it is out if
> any of 
> the team who created can give us some insights (for example how big is
> "large 
> data sets", etc):
> 
>  From http://www.satine.org/archives/2007/12/13/amazon-simpledb/  :
> 
> What’s cool about SimpleDB
> * Really large data sets
> * Really Fast
> * Highly Available - It’s Amazon. Running Erlang. Whoa.
> * On demand scaling - Like S3, EC2, with a sensible data metering
> pricing model
> * Schemaless - major cool factor for me here; items are little hash
> tables 
> containing sets of key, value pairs
> 
> http://aws.amazon.com/simpledb
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=342335011
> http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonSimpleDB/2007-11-07/DeveloperGuide/?
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