Turn-key solutions for scaling applications, such as the Google AppEngine and Amazon's EC2 have become popular in recent times given the increased demands put on web applications. In this two part series, Florin Duroiu explores Java in the context of Google's AppEngine. Read FLorin Duroiu's part 1 'Reviewing Google AppEngine for Java (Part 1)': http://blog.newsplore.com/?p=1093 Read FLorin Duroiu's part 2 'Reviewing Google AppEngine for Java (Part 2)': http://blog.newsplore.com/?p=1205