@livid thanks for the recommendation. Sounds like that's the way to go.
On Jul 23, 1:55 pm, Livid <v2ex.li...@me.com> wrote: > I bought an instance from Rackspace Cloudhttp://rackspacecloud.com/ > and installed Nginx for that purpose. Now it works great and only cost > 12 bucks a month. > > @livid > > On Jul 24, 2:31 am, Ryan W <rwilli...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Respectively, I'm not trying to get around anything. I'm simply > > trying to make the Twitter Search API usable from App Engine. > > > A proxy server has been suggested many times before by Twitter > > employees: > > > -http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread... > > -http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread... > > etc. > > > That's why I ask. I just need a dedicated IP to issue search requests > > from. > > > On Jul 23, 11:10 am, John Adams <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > > > > Setting up an open (or private) proxy in an attempt to get around our rate > > > limits will possibly result in your application or IP being banned. > > > > The rate limits are there so that everyone can share the service. > > > > -j > > > > On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Ryan W <rwilli...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > I've given up trying to get anything done with Twitter Search API from > > > > Google App Engine because of the rate limiting. Are there any > > > > services that provide just proxy hosting, where I can pay a few bucks > > > > a month to get a dedicated IP and proxy server running? I'd like to > > > > keep it simple and avoid the full VPS option, but it's difficult to > > > > wade through the noise when googling to see if such a service exists. > > > > > Looks like most VPS providers charge $2/month for a dedicated IP. > > > > Somebody with an existing > > > > VPS could even offer such a service.