The video for my PyCon talk - "Counter, Gauge, Oh My!" is up:
The accompanying git repository is here and has the demos, links to some of my related articles and other resources.
If you have any feedback, please let me know.
In a couple of days, on Saturday, I will be delivering my PYCON US talk titled Counter, Gauge, Upper 90 - Oh my!.
This talk covers my journey into application monitoring in general and Python applications specifically. We will start with looking into the why of monitoring, learn the absolute basics …
At work, I learned about how Right-to-Left Override was being used to make actually malicious files to look harmless. For example,
.exe file was being made to appear as
.doc files. We didn't want to allow uploading such files.
This meant that I nedded to detect the presence of …
After a fair number of furious impatient attempts to try and use specific git commits of third party packages in my Python software, I finally have been able to make it work. I went back to the drawing board - basically reading setup-vs-requirement.
This is what I did:
- If you …
When writing programs in Python (CPython), you have access to data types such as a int, str, tuple, list and a dict. It is fairly obvious what each of these data types would be used to represent: an int data type would represent an integer and a list would represent …
In an earlier article, Monitoring Your Synchronous Python Web Applications Using Prometheus, I discussed a limitation of using the Python client for prometheus.
Limitation of native prometheus exporting
prometheus was built with single process multi-threaded applications in mind. I use the term multi-threaded here to also include coroutine based concurrent …
In this article, we will explore the Python programming language as a tool to retrieve various information about a system running Linux. Let's get started.
When I refer to Python, I am referring to CPython 2 (2.7 to be exact). I will mention it explicitly when the …
It is common knowledge that programs written in high level languages have to be translated into a low level language using programs referred to as translators. This low level language is either in a native form, in the sense that it is understood by the operating system itself, or in …
My article on getting started with gRPC in Python is up on the codeship blog:
I build upon it in the next article:
The demos can be found in the python-grpc-demo repository.