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Python queue Comparisons: Kafka, AWS SQS and Redis

An interesting question has come up for a real world task. What queue and python queue client should be used? In this post, a few queue options will be tried in the attempt to answer which one should be used. The Problem The real world problem is currently a single api is used to serve […]

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Python Simple Asyncio [Part 1]

Is asyncio simple? Some ideas: Came across a well written and simple post about Async programming in Python. A good place to learn about python is always the documentation – here is the documentation for asyncio There is also this Python and Async simplified post. Many of the examples of asyncio can […]


Python Implicit Namespace Packages

A very confusing topic is python imports and paths. One area that makes it more confusing was the introductions of implicit namespace packages. These are packages that are found even with an A folder can be created on the python path and that folder automatically becomes a python package. Not sure why or […]

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CPU and FastAPI Performance

When migrating a FastAPI and WordPress website to a different VPS (virtual private server) provider it was noted that response time and requests per second were impacted negatively. Response times were 2 times slower. It was then noted that the cpu performance could be playing a big factor in this difference in performance. In this […]

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How to build python 3 from source on Ubuntu 22.04?

Install pre-requisites sudo apt install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev software-properties-common libbz2-dev libncurses-dev libncursesw5-dev libgdbm-dev liblzma-dev libsqlite3-dev tk-dev libgdbm-compat-dev libreadline-dev Download the python version you want from cd /opt sudo wget Extract the downloaded source sudo tar -xvf Python-3.9.16.tar.xz Read the info cd Python-3.9.16/ cat README.rst Compile and Install python ./configure make When running make […]