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From Dan Di Spaltro <...@cloudkick.com>
Subject Re: [libcloud] pricing update thoughts
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 04:39:04 GMT
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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