[Seaside] Does anyone offer Seaside hosting yet?
jkott at image-ware.com
Tue Aug 24 21:50:14 UTC 2010
Hi there, I am one of the developers of WebVelocity.
For what it's worth, I've been experimenting with EC2 instances that have VisualWorks 7.7.1 NC installed with postgresql database for a Store repository and Seaside loaded and preconfigured. So far it looks promising, and depending on the feedback and support I receive from my colleagues and our product management, a public AMI could be available soon. Depending on platform, people would be able to access it via VNC or RDP.
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On 24-08-2010, at 12:20 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:
> I am playing with Amazon Web Services as well, EC2 AMI's (especially EBS backed ones) are very cool. The new web interface console is also very nice. This is definitively very useful and promising technology.
> The only downside is that you are somewhat trapped in their environment, but less so than with some others.
> On 24 Aug 2010, at 20:23, Andy Burnett wrote:
>> Bart Veenstra said
>> Maybe you can run a webvelocity ami on Amazon EC2? I am also working on some
>> commercial seaside applications and planning to hire some Virtual Private
>> Servers for a few euro's a month to get started. Once traffic is up, I'll
>> probably move to EC2. Downside of VPS is that you'll need to configure
>> everything yourself and maintain it as well.
>> I wondered about the AMI option as well. I am half way through setting up an Amazon account - just got stopped by the public private key bit (need to read the instructions).
>> I wonder how difficult it is to create an AMI of Seaside/Pharo - and ideally Andreas' SSL classes. It would seem like a useful thing to have so that people could get a bit more serious with Seaside.
>> Is it just a question of money? If so, I would be happy to 'sponsor' someone to do it, provided we could then make it publicly available. The key bit is that it would have to be kept up to date, otherwise it would be a wasted effort.
>> Also, I got an email from the sales people at Rackspace. Apparently I was misinformed and they could do a Seaside instance on their cloud stack, so that might be an interesting approach as well. Randal did a Floss show about Openstack (a few weeks back). Perhaps we should target that instead of AMI?
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