[Flask] choosing a deployment for a web app

Kyle Lawlor klawlor419 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 13:54:48 EST 2015


Thanks for the responses, this is all very helpful. I will look into all of
these. Any further comments and suggestions are welcome.

On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 1:25 PM, Jani Šumak <jani.sumak at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hitchiking on that last answer, pythonanywhere.com has some decent
> options. And it's easy to set up.
>
> Cheeres, Jani
>
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 7:22 PM Jonathan Chen <tamasiaina at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Just a food for thought. You could also look into Google App Engine.
>> Their service is cheap and you could possibly be running in the free tier
>> most of the time.
>>
>>
>> ~Jonathan C.
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 9:54 AM, Kyle Lawlor <klawlor419 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> So I have a web application that I think will have, at most, 20 users in
>>> a day. I can't imagine that more than 5 people would be using the
>>> application in a 15-20 minute range of each other.
>>>
>>> I have considered deployment with a few services; Heroku or AWS. I have
>>> looked into using VMware via Vagrant. I am at a point where I am not sure
>>> how choose the right service for my use case.
>>>
>>> The application deals with online ordering for a restaurant. At the
>>> moment I have a small database for storing user credentials for the
>>> restaurants order tracking UI. There are no particularly large tasks that
>>> happen, i.e. file uploads or sending out mass emails.
>>>
>>> Any guidance regarding a cheap, yet effective deployment for my
>>> application would be greatly appreciated. Fortunately I am doing this for a
>>> friends restaurant, so I have a testing ground. But the last thing I want
>>> is for users to have a bad experience, and think that my application sucks
>>> (obviously).
>>>
>>> Looking forward to hearing some responses.
>>>
>>> -Kyle
>>> (learning web development with Flask, :+1: for the awesome tool.)
>>>
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