App Engine Nitty-Gritty: Scalability, Fault Tolerance, and Integrating Amazon EC2

Learn how a small Civic Software company built an API to serve millions of requests per day. Learn about the challenges faced & lessons learned during design and deployment of a high-traffic web service built on App Engine, and about combining App Engine with external services (postgres and background tasks on EC2, and integration with an existing web site and distributed widget) .