Tech Recruiting: Notes from the Field (2016)
Just some visual front matter for open discussions.
PyOhio 2015 Lightning Talk
streamparse & pykafka
Getting & Filling (Tech) Jobs
Encourage a more human approach to getting & filling (tech) jobs.
Scalability: Sometimes You Have to Scale Down
Our disk IO has been trending upward for months. It has hit the point where our application is crashing during peak load. We need to do something, and we need to do it fast. Increase resources? Add more nodes? Hurry! This was our situation, with an application built on Python and PostgreSQL. To find the answer, we had to ask the right question. In the end, we scaled down our load with a one-line configuration change. I'll tell our story.
An experiment in lazily loading data into a Python pandas v0.12.0 DataFrame.