October 8, 2011

Google Adds a Relational Database to App Engine

Google has filled a hole in its cloud development platform by announcing a new relational database called Google Cloud SQL. Based on the open source MySQL code, Cloud SQL will be available through the Google App Engine, and for a limited time, it will be free. According to Google’s Navneet

Report: 98 Billion Mobile App Downloads by 2015

Analysts at Berg Insight are predicting that mobile app downloads will grow 56.6 percent between 2010 and 2015, to hit 98 billion in 2015. They also believe app store revenues will grow to $11.8 billion during that time. The report says that the growth of free apps, particularly in Asia