• Amazon fires open-source shot with DocumentDB launch

    7 days ago - By Tech Radar

    In a move that will surely upset the open-source community, AWS has launched a new database offering compatible with the MongoDB API called DocumentDB. The cloud giant describes its new product as a “fast, scalable, and highly available document database that is designed to be compatible with your existing MongoDB applications and tools.” However, it is essentially a replacement for MongoDB that uses its API but none of its code. According to AWS, its customers have found it difficult to build fast and highly available applications that are able to scale to multiple terabytes with hundreds...
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