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Amazon doesn't care much about profits and both Google and Microsoft have monopolies that give them deep pockets. And so it is no surprise that the three companies will be engaged in a cloud price war that will very likely leave a lot of smaller cloud providers dead by the side of the road in the coming years. Google launched …

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Paxos algorithm

> spreads data across multiple Google data centers for high availability using the Paxos algorithm

My client is too stingy so data is stuffed anywhere we can find space. We call it the paxo algorithm.

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Reaping

I think Amazon are about to learn what it's like to have a competitor whose ok with running at a loss so long as they put you out of business.

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"Amazon doesn't care much about profits and both Google and Microsoft have monopolies that give them deep pockets." Neither of those statements are true. Companies always care about profits and there is no such thing as a monopoly that is not supported by the government. These companies have profit motivated strategies, even if they may not be apparent to you.

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