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Leon Brocard (aka acme) is an orange-loving Perl eurohacker with many varied contributions to the Perl community, including the GraphViz module on the CPAN. YAPC::Europe was all his fault. He is still looking for a Perl Monger group he can start which begins with the letter 'D'.

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Tuesday May 01, 2007
04:44 AM

New S3 pricing

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Amazon has announced new pricing for its S3 service. It's long been a complaint that fixed pricing is a pain when you scale really high, and they have introduced a tiered service so that data transfer is cheaper as you transfer more. However they have also introduced a per-request charge, which punishes users serving small files. This is probably a response to "infinite disks" based on S3. It's nice that they've dropped data transfer a little bit, but isn't storage also cheaper since they released S3 a year ago? Anyway, the fall of the dollar is making this much cheaper for me than the new pricing is ;-)
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