How does Amazon’s SimpleDB fare over conventional databases?

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In the Amazon Cloud Computing Model what is the role of the component called SimpleDB? How is Simple DB different from a conventional database? How does it make the work of a database admin easier? What is the benefit of this model for small and medium enterprises? What purposes can I use the SimpleDB for?

 

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How does Amazon’s SimpleDB fare over conventional databases?

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Benefits of Amazon SimpleDB :
1. Amazon’s simpleDB is very flexible and reliable non-relational data store.
2. It makes job of developer very easy, Developers can just store and write a query for data items through web service request.
3. Other things can be taken care by Amazon SimpleDB.
4. Amazon SimpleDB is much optimized to provide flexibility.
5. Amazon SimpleDB creates and manage copies of your data automatically which are distributed at different geographical locations. As it saves copies of your data which are at different locations, it enables high availability and also durability of data.
6. With Amazon SimpleDB , Software maintenance , database schema or performance of application can be managed.
7. Amazon SimpleDB provides High security.
8. It also provides encrypted communication between application and domain.
9. AmazonDB is less expensive, as you pay only for consumed resources by you.

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