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The limitation of natural parallelization comes from data management. Ever increasing need for scalability and new data and applications create new challenges for relational database systems. Different business needs and workloads may be satisfied with diverse set of data management capabilities. More importantly the business needs also evolve over the time by making existing implementations obsolete. Cloud computing model offers an opportunity here. In cloud computing, the cloud service provider can maintain a portfolio of products and offer them as services through common unified APIs. The service provider can afford this kind of offering as larger number of diverse clients would make the investment profitable. In this case, essentially, the clients does not have to decide what size fits them but they will have a store - the cloud database provider that offers all sizes as their needs and requirements evolve.