cloud computing (and python)?

Aaron Watters aaron.watters at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 01:19:30 CET 2008


On Jan 1, 5:05 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:55:10 -0800, PatrickMinnesota wrote:
> > The idea is that your data and applications are on the net, rather than
> > your local hard drive.
>
> Or, to put it another way, your data and applications are controlled by
> another company rather than you.
>
> Not that I wish to be cynical or anything like that.
>
> --
> Steven

I see.  So cloud computing is
java dickless^H^H^H^H^H^Hskless
workstations warmed over but less
flexible?  I'm having trouble
understanding why people would want
to buy in to this.  For example at
the amazon site I see things like
"it might take a couple minutes
to load your image..."  Are they
joking?

hmmm.  -- Aaron Watters

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