“Watch Out, Oracle: Google Tests Cloud-based Database”

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This is quite an interesting article from Troogle, relating to Google Fusion Tables in my previous input and also trying to sort out the truth about Google´s intentions in the database field.

TroogleWatch Out, Oracle: Google Tests Cloud-based Database

Posted in NewsPublicationsWeb by henrydewaag on June 12, 2009

Google has released an early version of a new type of database whose approach to data management will be revolutionary, according to an analyst who has studied the technology behind it.

On Tuesday, Google quietly announced in its research team blog a new online database called Fusion Tables designed to sidestep the limitations of conventional relational databases.

Specifically, Fusion Tables has been built to simplify a number of operations that are notoriously difficult in relational databases, including the integration of data from multiple, heterogenous sources and the ability to collaborate on large data sets, according to Google.

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