Google App Engine – Where Does It Fit?

In an interesting article about GAE, Dmitriy Setrakyan points out several limitations of the new Java support in the Google App Engine. Most importantly: 1. You have no control over number of deployment instances. 2. You have no control over load balancing 3. You cannot use any of the existing clustering infrastructure you have What
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Google App Engine: killing many birds with one stone

An interesting fact about the new support for Java in the Google App Engine, is that it supports real, standards based Java; in other words it runs JVM bytecode. It might sound like something trivial, but it’s not. In fact, before the announcement many people had speculated that the Java support in GAE would be
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Google Web Toolkit Blog: Introducing GWT 1.6 and friends

Bruce Johnson: Starting today, there is a simpler way to use the JavaTM language to develop and deploy world-scalable web applications. We are very happy to announce today: – Google Web Toolkit 1.6, – An early look at Google App Engine for Java, and the brand-new – Google Plugin for Eclipse that supports a productive
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