Posted On: Oct 27, 2009

“I found Amazon RDS to be a very efficient way to deploy MySQL, and a natural fit for cloud-based application deployment,” said David Tompkins, a senior computer scientist at Adobe Systems’ Advanced Technology Labs. “The instance is up and running in minutes, and very sensible defaults are baked in. The APIs provide streamlined administration, with an ability to programmatically automate administration functions — which is a key feature in cloud-based applications. Most importantly, Amazon RDS provides pain-free scalability – which is typically one of the most time-consuming and expensive aspects of database deployment.”

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