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I am a student of Computer Science and I am writing my disseration on a Cloud Storage application developed in the company for wich I work. My problem is the following one: my supervisor (the teacher ...
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I'm interested in creating a Database as a Service. I want users of the service to be able to do a few seemingly not very simple things. Sign up and be given access to a JSON datastore that they can ...
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I've read that Facebook uses this technique DB sharding to manage its data volume and that the idea of cloud computing is elastic resources. So I'm wondering does the cloud instance take care of ...
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Database in the cloud?

Some of my recent clients are asking for remote connections to the office server, for standalone work, etc, in winForm applications. Since the concept of the web is remote connection to a server both ...