Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 7th April 2009

Rabbits and warrens. Handy tutorial introduction to using RabbitMQ and AMQP with Python.

# 9:13 am / amqp, message-queues, python, queues, rabbitmq, tutorial

Building sites around social objects. Jyri Engeström’s concept of “social objects” is a genuinely useful new way to talk about social web sites.

# 9:16 am / jyriengestrom, socialobjects

Finding similar items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop streaming. Tutorial for running Hadoop jobs on Elastic MapReduce using Python and the 2005 Audioscrobbler dataset.

# 9:19 am / amazon, amazon-web-services, audioscrobbler, elasticmapreduce, hadoop, mapreduce, python