[Chicago] Google App engine is python powered

Feihong Hsu hsu.feihong at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 8 21:59:22 CEST 2008


Amazon handles relational databases just fine. You only give up SQL
if you decide to use their SimpleDb service. Within your EC2
instance, you can install whatever database you like.

--- Chris McAvoy <chris.mcavoy at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:40 AM, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >  Not I.  I got an enigmatic invitation to the announcement, but
> lacking
> >  any context I didn't pay much attention to it.
> Enigmatic invites are cooler than straight up invites.  Congrats on
> the virtual backpat from the Uncle Goog.
> >  I'm pretty stoked, though.  Python can finally take on PHP -- a
> far more
> >  worthy competitor than stupid Java.
> Indeed.   It's a pretty exciting time.  I'm still not entirely sure
> what to make of the new sql-free-stack that Amazon and Google are
> buying into.  It makes me nervous.  LAMP, in all it's wondrous
> forms
> has been such a rock in my web-life for the past few years, that
> this
> new PARADIGM sort of makes me wet my pants.
> If the future is schema-lite db's, cloud controllers and sandboxes,
> I'm ok with it...but someone is going to have to hold my hand.  And
> get me clean underpants.
> Chris
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