Walk-through on setting up a quick test lab for PySpark…
Quick notes on installing an updated version of Python on Ubuntu……
I recently ran into an issue in pypyodbc 1.3.3 where column names would be truncated to the first character in the name….
A huge thank you goes out to Andrew, his blog, and his Git here! His scripts were a huge help getting unixODBC and Python 3 talking via the Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server – RedHat Linux on Ubuntu 14.04….
If you are trying to get SSL/WSS working through Crossbar.io and are using a GoDaddy G2 cert, you maybe in for a surprise……
The key to remember here is that PyPy requires it’s own instance of pip, and apt-get python-pip will only install pip for the CPython version you have installed elsewhere……
I’ve been searching around for a native Python 3 package that would allow me to do some LDAP queries against a Microsoft Active Directory (AD) controller and I found ldap3 (formally known as python3-ldap but that got confusing with python-ldap which is a Python 2 package by the folks at OpenLDAP)….
If you haven’t seen what the folks at Tavendo are up to lately and you are following the growth of the websockets protocol, I encourage you to check out their Crossbar.io project….