[Chicago] deploying to the cloud

Milan Andric mandric at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 21:34:52 CET 2010

Hey Joe, thanks for posting that.  We're not using fabric though, but
it gives me a clear sense of process and the functions related to your
deployment.  I had no idea the app group was blogging over at the
tribune.  Awesome!


On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Joe Germuska <joe at germuska.com> wrote:
> We're using EC2 at the Trib.  One of my teammates just wrote a blog post about some tweaks to our fabfile:
> http://blog.apps.chicagotribune.com/2010/02/10/refactoring-fabric/
> And we're also working on a recipe for firing up an EC2 GeoDjango environment which will demonstrate other parts of how we do what we do.
> Joe
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> On Feb 10, 2010, at 11:58 AM, Milan Andric wrote:
>> Has anyone used libcloud or toppcloud?  I'd be interested in learning
>> more about any of the stuff Ian is working on for that matter.  I am
>> working on automating deployment here at work and have yet to tap into
>> any of this great stuff.   Also, libcloud is in early development so
>> maybe those of us who find it useful can contribute.
>> I for one would greatly benefit from a solution to deployment for php
>> and python web applications to linux cloud providers.   The solution I
>> am imagining is one that works similar to google app engine where you
>> press a button essentially and deploy a new version.  This could be a
>> desktop app or even a web application that runs locally or elsewhere.
>> Talking to someone who knows about such things (Ian seems to be at the
>> forefront of this) would be wonderful to give me some guidance.  I
>> also think my needs are common and I would be happy to share my
>> successes if I have something useful.  If there are more people like
>> me then maybe we can share our experiences/knowledge?  Thoughts?
>> --
>> Milan
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