[Baypiggies] current topic schedule for February, March, and April

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 06:40:29 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 12:39 AM, Alvin Wang <alvinwang at gmail.com> wrote:
> It was a Cloud Conference a few days ago at the Computer History Museum.
> Besides, demoing Cloud Wizard, I can also demo some sample apps that I have
> written for AppEngine.  For example, a replacement for Simple Queue
> Service.
> A little known reason that you might want to use multiple clouds is that
> they have different billing methods.  For example GoGrid does not charge for
> incoming traffic.  This makes it the best place for spiders.  Slicehost does
> not charge for CPU.  A low memory/high CPU application would be best there.
> Etc.
> This might be a fun newbie nugget.  I wrote a script that logs my CPU to a
> google spreadsheet.  You can then use Google Visualization services to add
> tachometer dials to your igoogle page.  The idea being that you can use
> Google infrastructure to provide free/pretty monitoring of your systems.

Generally, I think newbie nuggets should cover more common Python
libraries (stuff that everyone uses, but newbies don't know), but I
still think a short talk on this would be fun :)


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