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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Where's the Beef?

Subbu Allamaraju shows that a significantly more RESTful api than Amazon's SimpleDB is not so difficult to conceive.

The SimpleDB API is neither resource oriented nor HTTP friendly. Having said that, how should such an API be designed in a resource-oriented manner? Here is my take, a version-0.1 of a RESTful SimpleDB. In the design below, I tried to keep the semantics of this version as close as possible to the official SimpleDB API

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I'm usually writing from my favorite location on the planet, the pacific northwest of the u.s. I write for myself only and unless otherwise specified my posts here should not be taken as representing an official position of my employer. Contact me at my gee mail account, username patrickdlogan.