[xquery-talk] xquery technology now ready?

Adam Retter adam.retter at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 11 14:26:58 PST 2013

I would be happy to configure a Amazon EC2 instance running eXist for you,
if that helps?
On 11 Dec 2013 20:03, "e-letter" <inpost at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/12/2013, David Lee <dlee at calldei.com> wrote:
> > If you want a *free xquery* hosting provider you can get one today from
> > Amazon for 1 year using their free tier support.
> A brief look at amazon suggests that I could (assuming correct
> comprehension!) create a linux web server virtual image and export to
> amazon to host and make public, free for a year. It is during the
> creation of the linux web server image that the necessary xquery
> server software can be installed.
> > Convincing budget low end web hosting providers to provide it may take a
> > while if ever.
> I don't understand this (being ignorant of the web host market,
> admittedly). If a gnu gpl xquery server software exists why would they
> be reluctant to add this to their service if a customer demands and
> pays for it?
> >
> > As Michael Key said so elegantly, I will paraphrase, if your #1 issue is
> > cost, ride the bus.  Or walk for that matter.
> >
> Consider the question of cost as being "devil's advocate"; it seems
> that the price of using xquery is at least 3x a more prevalent sql &
> server script system, but of course there's more to decision making
> than "ticket price" comparisons...Anyway this has proven to be a
> useful discussion and fascinating to learn that amazon is more than a
> mere book-seller!
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