[IPython-dev] IPython AWS Extension

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Sat Jun 30 12:07:37 CDT 2012


Hi Carl,

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 8:02 AM, Carl Smith <carl.input@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been looking at where to go with the NotebookCloud app I've been
> working on and decided it would better to add new features to the user's
> IPython setup, rather than NBC itself.
>
> The AMI includes boto already, a Python AWS library, and it's very good, but
> it can still often take a while to get anything done. Mounting a dataset for
> example.
>
> Now, I'm looking to write a library for the AMI that makes AWS easier to use
> from the Notebook.
>
> Does this sound like the best way to go?

That definitely sounds useful; I still think that easy, persistent
storage support for the user's notebooks at least, but home directory
ideally, would be good to have.

Cheers,

f


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