2014-06-02 | python
A small python library which seems to work rather well when it comes to shelling out is sh. It provides a handy and lightweight abstraction above the means already available within python.
The features I found most useful:
Docker provides a facility to easily create images based on a
recipe-like "Dockerfile". After the image is built using the
command, it can be run as a container and also be distributed
using the public or a private docker registry.
While using the build command is easy enough ...
2013-09-28 | python
Psutil is a nice python module, providing an interface for gathering system and process related metrics.
It can be easily installed from pypi using pip for example. After that,
import psutil is enough to load the library.
Then one can get CPU metrics:
In : psutil.cpu_percent() Out ...
2012-10-10 | xmpp, monitoring, python
My first contact with XMPP was some years ago. Back then I had to glue together the facebook.com and hyves.nl instant messaging features in one application providing an improved social experience while shopping over the internet.
Time has gone by and I still have Psi installed on ...
While doing maintenance/bug fixing work on a website built with Django, a came across an issue with the commenting system. The problem was, that the order of the comments was not right sometimes. Comments which were placed as a comment on another comment were occasionally even displayed before their ...
based on fabric version 0.9.1 and python 2.6
Fabric is a command-line tool and library which can be used to streamline various system administration and application deployment tasks providing facilities to run commands locally and remotely (through SSH).
For remote commands, you can specify the hosts ...