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Scaling Python released

Tuesday 05 December 2017 Python, Books Comments

I am proud to announce today the immediate release of Scaling Python, my second book about Python! It talks about the distribution and performance of applications written in Python, and how to build them properly!

It took me a year to build this entirely new product around Python. It's an exciting moment and I am sure it will enjoy many of my dear readers that are waiting for it for a while now!

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Scaling Python: the interviewees

Tuesday 28 November 2017 Python, Books Comments

The release date for Scaling Python is now very close! Today, I'd like to talk a bit about the interviews that I've run those last months that are featured in the book.

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Mastering PostgreSQL

Tuesday 07 November 2017 PostgreSQL, Books Comments

A few months ago, my friend Dimitri Fontaine and I discussed writing books and sharing our knowledge. If you do not know Dimitri yet, he is an old-time PostgreSQL Major Contributor – meaning he writes code for the PostgreSQL software itself!

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Gnocchi 4.1 is out

Friday 27 October 2017 Gnocchi Comments

We did it again. A bit more of our usual four months were needed to do it, but Gnocchi 4.1 has been released. This is a great news and another big milestone for the project!

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My interview with Cool Python Codes

Thursday 05 October 2017 Python, Books, Gnocchi, VHFFS, OpenStack, Interview Comments

A few days ago, I've recently been contacted by Godson Rapture from Cool Python codes to answer a few questions about what I work on in open source. Godson regularly interview developers and I invite you to check out his website!

Here's a copy of my original interview. Enjoy!

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Gnocchi 4 performances

Monday 11 September 2017 Gnocchi Comments

It has been a long time since I have tested Gnocchi performances. Last time was two years ago, on version 2. The current version for Gnocchi is 4.0, released a couple of months ago. It adds a lot of new features, such as a Redis incoming driver and a new job distribution method.

Many of those features and improvement implemented over the last couple of years were made with performance in mind. It is time to check if this lives up to our expectation.

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Attending PyCon FR 2017

Thursday 31 August 2017 PyConFR, Gnocchi, Python Comments

The French edition of the annual Python conference, PyCon FR, will happen in Toulouse from 21st to 24th September.

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Gnocchi or Prometheus?

Wednesday 30 August 2017 Gnocchi, Prometheus Comments

The realm of time series database keeps expanding those last years. Now and then a new contender appears from the fog. People keep asking me about the difference between Gnocchi and Prometheus. It's time to content them.

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Using Gnocchi with Docker

Thursday 17 August 2017 Docker, Gnocchi Comments

I've recently started to look into Docker to build images ready to be used with Gnocchi in it. I found it would be a great way to distribute a working instance of Gnocchi.

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Easy Python logging with daiquiri

Tuesday 04 July 2017 Python, daiquiri Comments

After more than 10 years of writing Python, there's something I always have been annoyed with: logging.

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