I’d ensure that you’ve considered data migration options before fully
committing to GAE for serious apps. Just a heads up - it’s easy to get
started but who owns your data?
On 24 Jan 2010 17:39, “Ikai L.” [email protected] wrote:
App Engine and Heroku are similar in that they emphasize ease of
You can have a development application literally pushed in less than 5
Where App Engine and Heroku differ are in the persistence mechanisms.
provides a MySQL instance, which, for most developers, is more than
adequate. App Engine provides a datastore layer that sites on top of
Google’s BigTable technology: a distributed key/value store.
As such, the biggest challenge for developing a truly scalable
on App Engine is understanding how to build and persist data in a
non-relational manner. Both appengine-jruby is maintained primarily by
Googlers, though not in an official capacity, and also uses data mapper
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 8:14 AM, Richard C.