[Product-Developers] Plone on EC2/S3 and ZODB

David Bain david.bain at alteroo.com
Thu Jul 17 16:16:30 UTC 2008


I've now worked out a system which dumps the data.fs off the EC2 and
this is working nicely. Having ephemeral storage really forces you to
do stuff that you should be doing anyway :)

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Jon Stahl <jon at onenw.org> wrote:
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: product-developers-bounces at lists.plone.org
> [mailto:product-developers-
>> bounces at lists.plone.org] On Behalf Of Laurence Rowe
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 3:25 AM
>> To: product-developers at lists.plone.org
>> Subject: Re: [Product-Developers] Plone on EC2/S3 and ZODB
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>> Jon Stahl wrote:
>> >
>> > David Bain wrote:
>> >> I'm currently running plone on an ec2 instance, my concern is that
> it
>> >> only has 1.4 GB so if my ZODB gets too big I'm in trouble. anyone
> with
>> >> experience using ZODB/S3/EC2? I'd love some guidelines.
>> >>
>> > David-
>> >
>> > Until amazon rolls out their persistent storage solution later this
>> > year, you probably don't want to do a real production deployment on
> EC2.
>> >
>> > http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2008/04/block-to-the-fu.html
>> >
>> >
> https://docs.google.com/View?docID=dhh4z6n4_96w387mqhn&revision=_latest
>> >
>> > have some interesting reading to get you ready.
>> >
>> > :jon
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>> >
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>> The /mnt partition has 147GB of space.
>>
>> I have my buildout run repozo and upload to s3, and a deployment
> script that
>> downloads everything from s3 and reconstructs the Data.fs. This all
> seems to
>> work quite nicely and for my purposes is good enough - I can afford to
> lose
>> 10 minutes of changes.
>
> Laurence-
>
> Cool!  Maybe this is more ready than we've been thinking.  We'd love to
> see your scripts if they're sharable!
>
> :jon
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