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by wiswaud on 27 July 2009 | 0 commentsrackspacecloud.com. I've been using Amazon Web Services for a while, for Akoha and now for a client. In particular, using EC2 ("cloud servers" - on-demand virtual servers, basically), with EBS (attached storage, a little like iSCSI drives), and some S3 usage (cloud object storage, for storing server images, scripts, and all sorts of files). But Rackspace, a great and huge more traditional hosting / colocation company, has recently gotten in the cloud server game with their rackspacecloud offering. But how does it compare to AWS?
by wiswaud on 16 July 2009 | 0 commentspost on /. about Google releasing a Free NX server clone (Google Open Source Blog post), NeatX. That's good news for all - see below for why.
by wiswaud on 15 July 2009 | 0 commentsPEP-8 coding style, but quickly looking up some detail in the spec always takes more than a few seconds as it's rather verbose. So i wrote example python code that concisely shows all the PEP-8 recommendations in 1 page of commented code. You can download the PDF version or the raw script. Read below to see it inline.
by wiswaud on 9 July 2009 | 0 comments