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PyPy: Faster Than an Unladen Swallow (Part 1)

Much of Python’s success as a language—including it’s widespread adoption, extensive software ecosystem, and ease of use—is due to the robust design of the language’s official interpreter which actually implements the functions of the language.. This implementation is called “CPython” because it is written in C.  Python’s syntax borrows heavily from C and some Python...
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How OpenStack Relies on Python to Power the Cloud (Part 2)

In our previous article, we explained that OpenStack is an open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform composed of many individual software services and tools—almost entirely written in Python—which brings flexibility, scalability, and interoperability to cloud-deployed software. OpenStack gives organizations a pathway into the benefits of the cloud without vendor lock-in or a closed...
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