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PiCloud. An interesting twist on cloud computing for Python. “import cloud;, arguments)” serialises my_function and its arguments, pushes it up to one of their EC2 servers and hands you back a job ID which you can poll (or block on) for a response. They suggest using it for long running tasks such as web crawling or image processing. # 26th February 2010, 6:25 pm