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Amazon Puts Oracle's Database in the Cloud

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) has unveiled a new cloud service based on Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) database technology.

The Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle Database manages common database administration tasks, including provisioning, backups, software patching, monitoring and hardware scaling.

Customers can use the managed database service to run Oracle Database 11g Release 2 under two different licensing models, License Included and Bring-Your-Own-License (BYOL).

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Amazon Puts Oracle's Database in the Cloud