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

David Bain david.bain at alteroo.com
Thu Jul 17 21:04:26 UTC 2008


Think it's valuable enough be a Plone talk at the upcoming conference?

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Jon Stahl <jon at onenw.org> wrote:
>
> Cool.  FWIW, I think a lot of people would really love to see a short
> document on plone.org explaining how to do a simple version of this
> stuff.  It's probably obvious if you know how, but no so obvious if you
> don't. ;-)
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: product-developers-bounces at lists.plone.org
> [mailto:product-developers-
>> bounces at lists.plone.org] On Behalf Of David Bain
>> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 9:17 AM
>> Cc: product-developers at lists.plone.org
>> Subject: Re: [Product-Developers] Plone on EC2/S3 and ZODB
>>
>> 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:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >> -----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
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> 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
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> 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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