[okfn-discuss] Use Cloud tools to create Open Data apps?

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Fri Feb 17 12:41:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, 17 Feb 2012 09:57:28 +0000, Anthony Clearn wrote:
> These links may help you get started.
> https://ep2012.europython.eu/conference/speakers/wesley-chun
> http://code.google.com/appengine/docs/python/
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1gTI4BOPUw

I wouldn't recommend app engine. It's not a portable API, it sucks at 
data crunching, and they can and will always increase the costs. That's 
even before we get to the ethics of it from an Open Data point of 

> http://aws.amazon.com/free/
> http://aws.amazon.com/python/

AWS at least allows software to be developed more portably if you just 
use EC2.

- Rob.

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