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From Solomon Hykes <solo...@dotcloud.com>
Subject Re: [libcloud] pricing update thoughts
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 05:00:31 GMT
Of course, but to quote Paul: "I'd like
to do it on ASF resources".

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 9:39 PM, Dan Di Spaltro <dan@cloudkick.com> wrote:
> S3 comes to mind, basically everything you described.
>
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Solomon Hykes <solomon@dotcloud.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Dan Di Spaltro <dan@cloudkick.com> wrote:
>> > I don't know enough about the DNS protocol, but are there limitations.
>>  This
>> > seems like a weird way to do it... Are we just doing it to be novel, or I
>> > don't see why a typical webserver serving JSON (pretty well tested) set
>> up
>> > isn't good enough.
>>
>> The 2 things you get for free with DNS are 1. caching and 2. virtually
>> unlimited scalability.
>>
>> I would evaluate how much work and money would be spent on
>> implementing a cache system in libcloud and hosting a json file
>> reliably. Depending on the answer, using DNS will make sense or not.
>> Definitely no point in doing it for the sake of novelty.
>>
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> Dan Di Spaltro
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