Google App Engine: Another Python Victory

It’s been quite a year for Python, and Google App Engine provides the dynamic language a very high profile indeed. GAE is a cloud platform that is competitive with Amazon’s S3 (much like Stratos, on the planet Ardana might compete with Cloud City on Bespin ). GAE provides Django and other major Python frameworks, but I imagine that the real appeal is (a) the free hosting and (b) the CPU budget.