150 is a per-user rate, not a per-IP rate, to begin with, isn't it? The issue here is whitelisted IPs sharing 20k total, right?
∞ Andy Badera ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me: http://www.google.com/search?q=(andrew+badera)+OR+(andy+badera) On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:17 AM, boaz<sapirb...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > I checked the behavior on an AWS instance _without_ static IP (which > is called by Amazon elastic IP) and I do not see any problem with the > limits. The "limit status" shows that I have exactly 150 calls left > minus the ones I have explicitly used. I do not obeserve any behvior > where my limits are affected by other users with which I share the > resource. > Am I missing something? Could it be just a matter of luck/random > behavior? > > Thank you, > Boaz > > On Aug 22, 12:03 am, "Darren Bounds (Cliqset)" <dbou...@gmail.com> > wrote: >> Hello Chad, >> >> Can you confirm that this is not the case for AWS elastic IPs which >> had been previously whitelisted by Twitter? >> >> Thanks, >> Darren >> >> On Aug 21, 4:35 pm, Chad Etzel <jazzyc...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> > Hello, >> >> > I have replied to Jud off-list, but for everyone's benefit we'd like >> > to reiterate that AWS and GAE are shared resources and therefore share >> > the rate limit across applications. A dedicated IP and unique UA will >> > guarantee the maximum API limits. There are several cheap and reliable >> > VPS hosting services available which can provide a dedicated IP >> > address and full control over the server. >> >> > Thanks, >> > -Chad >> >> > On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 12:48 PM, 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. >