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Scaling updates for Feb 10, 2010

Lots of interesting updates today. But would like to first mention the fantastic work Cloud computing group at UCSB are doing to make appengine framework more open. They have done significant work at making appscale “ work ” with different kinds of data sources including HBase, Cassandra, Voldemort, MongoDB, Hypertable and Mysql and MemcacheDB. Appscale is actively looking for folks interested in working with them to make this stable and production ready. GAE 1.3.1 released : I think the biggest news about this release is the fact that 1000 row limit has now been removed. You still have to deal with the 30 second processing limit per http request, but at least the row limit is not there anymore. They have also introduced support for automatic transparent datastore api retries for most operations. This should dramatically increase reliability of datastore queries, and reduces the amount of work developers have to do to build this auto-retry logic. Elastic search is a l