On the Amazon cloud you could create many options for running databases in the cloud. A brief look at "Running databases on AWS" suggests comprehensive cloud as a database service resourcesoffered by Amazon. While Amazon RDS offers you the choice of MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server, Amazon DynamoDB offers you NoSQL storage while Amazon SimpleDB offers schemaless database.
It seems like analytics are everywhere today with businesses trying to make sense of the mountains of data they've collected to improve their users' experiences and increase their own bottom line. Whether it's tracking site visitors, following online conversations, understanding how leads turn into customers or increasing mobile engagement; businesses have a vested interest in using tools that turn their data into profits. Developers in the ProgrammableWeb community recognize this and frequently submit anaytics mashups to our directory. Today we'll take a look at some of the best ones that we've recently come across.
Practical Management Solutions and Insights (PMSI) has launched an open-source API project for business analytics: dimple. Dimple aims to open up the flexibility and power of d3 to analysts. With little d3 knowledge needed, the dimple API gives analysts access to the tools capable of creating dynamic graphical representations of datasets.