Python — Big Data‘s Secret Power Tool
Excerpt: When it comes to analysing Big Data, software packages such as Hadoop or the R statistical language come readily to mind. But at least one company, AppNexus, also relies on the Python programming language to help conduct heavy-duty data analysis. At the PyData conference in New York, two AppNexus engineers will explain how this real-time online-advertising-platform company uses the Python programming language to scale operations.
- Using Python for Big Data Analysis (devx.com)
- Introduction to Programming in Python (montrealpython.org)
- Python Bug Day this Saturday in Montreal and on IRC (montrealpython.org)
- The Python Programming Language For Physical Hacking (hackaday.com)
Curated by Shankar Gopidas, Sam Kumarsamy and Louie Yan, the Tap the 90 blog delivers information on the business, technology and science of big data analytics. Check us out on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!