Notes taken during a Performance talk given at PyConUK. function calls c method instead cython instead Use operators Loops Avoid list comprehension is quicker than for loop over an emnumerator What is op? xrange vs range – no wasted memory NB: In python3 renamed range itertools Or use a c extension mstexttools Sorting l.sort vs sorted() – any iterator Key based: […]

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A Pinch of Salt by Scott Walton

Scott Walton gave a talk about how they use Salt, at their company Pebble. Slides can be found here: Salt is a remote config management tool, similar to: Ansible, Puppet, Chef. It seems from talks with others at PyConUK Ansible and Salt were being described more favourably than Puppet and Chef.  Either due to their complexity or through battle testing […]

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