Irrational Exuberance!

Storing Bounded Timeboxes in Redis

April 7, 2011 If you're doing analytics, reports or dealing with memory constraints in Redis, you're probably dealing with keeping two sorted-sets mutually consistent. This article also takes a look at using multi/exec to keep it fresh.

Python Default Parameter Value Gotchas

September 11, 2010 Knowing when default parameter values are initialized can save you some pain. A lot of pain. A whole, whole lot of pain.

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.

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.

Tailing in Python

May 16, 2010 A quick and pointless look at implementing tail in Python. Something of a koan.