not sure about GAE, but for AWS, you can request for a static IP, it costs some $, but it's the only way to work with Twitter API if rate limit is an issue for you
On Aug 21, 1:29 pm, BenHedrington <b...@hedrington.com> wrote: > I agree GAE throttle on the Search API is not behaving as it has in > the past, Can someone please look into this? > -Ben Hedrington > > On Aug 21, 11:48 am, Jud <jvale...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I've got a python app running on Google App Engine (appspot hosted) > > that querieshttp://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=forsimple > > queries (e.g. "foo OR bar"), and it's being severely throttled (e.g. > > can't get a successful request through (response 200 w/ data) more > > than a couple of times per _hour_). > > > - I'm setting the UA string to something unique/identifiable (e.g. my > > company name) > > - I'm respecting the retry-after header coming back when I see a 503 > > (average retry-after duration is ~750) > > - GAE turns the IP address behind the app over ~ every 6 hours > > - app hits tries to hit search.twitter.com every 5 minutes. > > > I've successfully polled the endpoint at much higher rates (in > > completely different IP address ranges) in the past, without issue. > > Unclear what's going on. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.