Oxidizing Python: Speeding up URL quoting by 10x using Rust

Motivation Recently a colleague of mine told me about a small bottleneck with url quoting since we are quoting a lot of storage keys at least once when loading or storing a dataset. To speed it up, we are going … Read More

A logo illustrating the construction on turbodbc with a crane and a hardhat

Making of turbodbc (part 1): Wrestling with the side effects of a C API

Databases are the core of modern information technology. Databases are used by web servers to store content, by businesses to place orders, and by data scientists as their data sources. To give Python users easy database access, the Python community … Read More