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While Amazon Web Services approach is bring-your-own-data to our storage and processing solutions, Rackspace’s strategy seems to be “whatever popular NoSQL storage engine you like, we have your back. Just bring your data“.
Last month Rackspace bought MongoDB hosting provider ObjectRocket and now they acquired Exceptional Cloud Service which brings Redis hosting on board.
It’s difficult to say how well is Amazon’s strategy working as the company doesn’t do a lot to get their customers’ case studies out there—I still need to find a list of 10 companies that are using Amazon Dynamo. But this doesn’t mean a thing. On the other hand, I can see Rackspace’s strategy working and getting a lot of traction considering they’re looking after the most popular NoSQL tools.
✚ The Register writes about this acquisition too: Rackspace gobbles Exceptional Cloud Services for Redis smarts. I assume many others are asking the same question:
So, with Redis and MongoDB due to make their way into the Rackspace cloud proper, what other technologies are catching the web hoster turned cloud whisperer’s eyes?
Original title and link: Rackspace: BYOD to Your Preferred Storage ( ©myNoSQL)
10gen has never been shy about their plan: replacing MySQL. That’s a bold goal considering Oracle is now behind MySQL. But this could also make things a bit easier for 10gen.
Anyways, what made me write this separate post is the realization of how close 10gen is following the MySQL path:
- release early and incomplete. Enhance over time
- position the product as the developer friendly and fast
- introduce an enterprise edition once your adoption overpassed that of your immediate competitors.
I guess I already know how it’ll end: $2 billion acquisition from a company that gets acquired by Oracle.
While the official announcement of MongoDB 2.4 version mentioned just in passing the “MongoDB Enterprise” version, other websites didn’t leave this aspect aside. Actually it’s what got emphasized about the today’s announcement. In case you wonder what’s the the 10gen’s enterprise box: Kerberos-based security and an on-premise version of the MongoDB Monitoring Service.
The only question I have now is how soon Oracle will start looking into acquiring 10gen. Or how soon it will dedicate marketing and sales resources to directly address 10gen.
Original title and link: 10gen’s MongoDB Following the Steps of MySQL ( ©myNoSQL)