With cross-origin support and a HttpRequest module for workers (where XmlHttpRequest isn't available).
Lord Alfred, the laureate clever,
Embarked on a morbid endeavor:
"My dear Henry left me,
Poor little bereft me!"
(His elegy goes on forever)
One might go so far as to say that the Hugo award for best novel has always gone primarily to space opera, as currently defined, though many of the earlier winners, up to the end of the 1970s, would have been mortally offended to have their books so-labelled. Space opera used to be a pejorative locution designating not a subgenre or mode at all, but the worst form of formulaic hackwork: really bad SF.
Some people, when confronted with a problem think "I know, I'll make it distributed!" Now they have 2 million problems.
I'm not surprised: they're already the worst bookseller by far in my local market. If they buy the Borders stores then they'll probably ruin them too.
Based on several billion documents! Now that's what you call a good sample size.
Interesting new shared-hosting feature: add guaranteed CPU and RAM to an existing plan (e.g. $15/m for 150MB/150MHz), scalable on-demand all the way up to 2300MB/2300MHz ($230). It's billed pro rata, so it should be possible to automatically adjust to handle load, making it essentially an entry-level competitor to EC2 and Accelerator.