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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: Considering Porting Archiva to Google App Engine
Date Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:38:04 GMT

On 18/02/2011, at 6:49 AM, Jarrod Roberson wrote:

> I am considering undertaking an attempt to port Archiva to run under GAE
> with the BlobStore.
> My reasoning is:
> I would like to have a private Maven Repository and Manager.
> I like Archiva it was easy to set up and does just enough of what I
> need it to do.
> I have a hosting provider that doesn't support running Java
> applications and re-implementing Archiva in Python, Ruby, PHP or Perl
> as a WSCGI or equivalent that they support seems like a lot of more
> work than porting Archiva to GAE.
> I really like using GAE for my personal projects and the BlobStore
> would be perfect for storing and serving artifacts and the 1GB free
> quota is more than enough for a personal Maven repository.
> Is anyone else interested in something like this?

I think this would take a bit of work, but I'd be interested to see if the abstractions on
trunk for repository storage help to make this possible.

If you're looking for a simpler solution you might want to try running it on EC2... I've done
that quite successfully.

- Brett

Brett Porter

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