On Thursday Amazon Web Services announced that it was eliminating fees for inbound data transfer (uploads) and reducing fees for outbound data transfer (delivery). Here's a roundup of analysis and commentary from around the Web.
Can reserved instances on cloud computing platforms be treated as physical servers for tax purposes. An interesting discussion has emerged around the topic, prompted by Netflix's use of the EC2 service.
How big is Amazon's cloud? It's huge, and getting huger. Amazon Web Services' S3 cloud storage service housed 262 billion objects at year-end of 2010, more than doubling in size from 102 billion objects.