Irrational Exuberance!

Python Datastructures Backed by Redis

September 5, 2010 Part of my day's experiment was to play with implementing Python datastructures which are implemented ontop of Redis. Here we take a look at dictionaries and lists, but it should be straightforward to extend this idea to sets as well.

DjangoDash and Drinkfindr

September 4, 2010 Luke and I competed in DjangoDash a few weeks ago, and hey, we actually finished a site.

Time to Load Redis Snapshots

August 23, 2010 Here are some quick notes on the time to load Redis snapshots, perhaps useful when investigating Redis as an architectural component.

Notes on Redis Memory Usage

August 22, 2010 Yesterday I spent some time running memory usage tests on Redis. Specifically I was interested in storing roughly comparable data in the different data structures and comparing costs. This article contains the numbers and notes from that process.

SuperFamily Relationships with Lazyboy

May 23, 2010 In this article I take a look at using Cassandra and Lazyboy for modeling a trivial task management application. Intended to contain examples of iterating over a subset of keys and storing relations between SuperColumns.