I really love the Amazon SimpleDB tool.  The concept is great.  Many of the web applications I build use only very basic database functionality.

I have come across many companies that use SQL Server and pay the license but they only use 10% of the functionality.  They use it for Simple Storage.

So I have really advocated for the movement to Amazon SimpleDB as a database back end whenever possible.  I haven’t been very successful, even with my own pet projects.

So I stumbled acrossed a post about someone who built a Query Tool for Amazon SimpleDB.

I think this will really help move forward Amazon SimpleDB adoption.  Quite a few developers I know need a GUI tool to help them write queries.

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