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Google App Engine's Datastore Admin is terribly inefficient - Mahmoud Arram's Blog
App Engine now makes data store operations so expensive that it distorts app architecture. Being more open about costs would make things better.
appengine  cloudcomputing  google 
december 2011 by mcherm
"Of course it sucks. It's made of software." • The Unofficial Google App Engine Price Change FAQ
A useful description of the AppEngine price change. Also reminds you to make certain to turn on multi-threading.
appengine  via:reddit  google 
september 2011 by mcherm
Writing a blog system on App Engine - Nick's Blog
Design notes from someone who built a blogging system on top of AppEngine.
appengine  blogging  programming 
june 2011 by mcherm
Google App Engine Blog: The Year Ahead for Google App Engine!
New pricing for Google App Engine. The part I *don't* like is charging per application-hour rather than per CPU-unit.
may 2011 by mcherm
App Engine datastore tip: monotonically increasing values are bad « Ikai Lan says
If you rapidly insert a series of values to a table the table gets split to handle the load. If the field is indexed, and the values are sequencial then the table split won't help.
programming  appengine  scalability 
january 2011 by mcherm
Goodbye Google App Engine (GAE) « El blog de Carlos Ble
A blistering critique of Google App Engine (with specifics) by someone who tried using it and got badly burned.
appengine  cloudcomputing  programming  GoogleAppEngine  scalability  via:reddit 
november 2010 by mcherm
Ravneet the Developer: Google App Engine: Scaling cost
He found that Python was far more efficient for accessing the datastore than Java was (in Google App Engine).
september 2010 by mcherm
StationRipper - Download
Nice idea: you can use AppEngine to host a file you need downloaded. They've got excellent connections to the internet.
appengine  via:reddit 
april 2010 by mcherm
High concurrency counters without sharding - Nick's Blog
Use memcache to increment a counter; flush it to DB occasionally. Improves throughput with only a small chance that the increments to the count will be lost.
personal_net  via:reddit  appengine  memcache 
april 2010 by mcherm
Quercus: PHP on the JVM
A version of PHP that runs in the JVM.
java  languages  jvm  php  appengine  via:theCodist 
april 2010 by mcherm
AppScale and the Commoditization of Cloud Infrastructure - Wolfire Games Blog
An open source implementation of App Engine is a good thing for cloud computing portability.
february 2010 by mcherm
Simply Scala
A REPL for Scala written in Google AppEngine -- *except*, that you get a fresh interpreter for each submission; it doesn't persist the data in your session. (Which makes it close to useless.)
scala  appengine 
january 2010 by mcherm
Announcing BDBDatastore, a replacement datastore for App Engine - Nick's Blog
A clone of Google App Engine's datastore -- ie, a database that allows the use of Google's API for accessing it.
appengine  database  programming  via:StackOverflow 
november 2009 by mcherm
google-app-engine-samples - Google Code
An example Google App Engine application that apparently performs an OpenId login.
programming  openid  login  appengine 
july 2009 by mcherm
Offline Processing on App Engine: A Look Ahead (PDF)
A presentation used when the task queues for Google App Engine were first released.
appengine  google  programming 
july 2009 by mcherm
dyuproject - Google Code
An OpenId library for use on Google AppEngine. Among other things, it features login within a popup window.
openid  security  login  java  library  appengine 
june 2009 by mcherm
Google I/O - ThoughtWorks on App Engine for Java: An Enterprise Cumulonimbus?
A talk about early attempts to use Google AppEngine, and about how big companies ("enterprise") will approach cloud computing.
appengine  via:MartinFowler  martinfowler  scalability  cloudcomputing 
june 2009 by mcherm
Shalin Says...: Google App Engine and Maven
One person's notes on using Google AppEngine with maven.
maven  java  appengine  programming 
june 2009 by mcherm
Aral Balkan - Why Google App Engine is broken and what Google must do to fix it.
Criticism of Google App Engine -- and valid points, too. Some of the quotas are poorly implemented, and others are serious flaws: no data structures over 1 MB?! And no automatic scaling in response to jumps in traffic?
google  appengine  cloudcomputing  programming 
june 2009 by mcherm
William Vambenepe’s blog » Blog Archive » Long-running processes on Google App Engine: it finally works
How to do a long-running program in Google appengine. Not, in my opinion, very impressive: they certainly make it difficult.
appengine  cloudcomputing  programming 
june 2009 by mcherm
Scala on Google App Engine | The Scala Programming Language
Google's "App Engine" (their cloud computing platform) will run Scala.
appengine  google  scala  programming  cloudcomputing 
may 2009 by mcherm
Welcome | AppDrop
An open source implementation of Google's AppEngine (their cloud computing system). Released just days after Google's announcement! It's a bit incomplete, but that it even exists is incredible!
google  cloudcomputing  appengine  openid  opensource  python  webdevelopment  django  ec2  hosting 
april 2008 by mcherm
ongoing · Sharecropper Alert
Interesting observation: Google's new platform (Google App Engine) handles the issue of identity and logins for you. But in doing so, it makes the developer of the web application beholden to Google. Open ID would be better.
google  identity  programming  openid  appengine 
april 2008 by mcherm

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