Native Hadoop file system (HDFS) connectivity in Python

There have been many Python libraries developed for interactive with the Hadoop File System, HDFS, via its WebHDFS gateway as well as its native Protocol Buffers-based RPC interface. I’ll give you an overview of what’s out there and show some engineering …


Beyond the Cache with Python

If you’re a Python developer—and since you’re reading this, you probably are—you’ve almost certainly used Redis and thought it was a great cache. (That was my first impression, too.) And Redis does make a great cache. But it turns out that Redis can solve... (more…)

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