ChiPy __Main__ Meeting

When: Oct. 11, 2018, 6 p.m.

Where: GrubHub

111 W Washington St Chicago, IL 60602 Suite 2100


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Current Attendance: 207 Pythonistas


  • Why Learn PySpark?
    By: David Liao
    Experience Level: Novice
    Length: 30 Minutes
    Description: Grubhub has chosen to adopt the Spark Big Data computing framework to underpin it’s internal Grubhub Data Platform Spark was adopted very early by Silicon Valley FANG companies.. What features make Spark a great computing platform for both Analytical reporting and Machine Learning? Tips on how to install PySpark on a Mac OSX system so one can play wit PySpark without paying for a cloud cluster
  • Tour of job scheduling in Python
    By: Raymond Buhr
    Experience Level: Novice
    Length: 30 Minutes
    Description: Once you've started to learn python, you're going to want to use it to automate tasks. Their are lots of ways to do this, each with it's own set of pros and cons. This talk will go over a few options for scheduling the execution of python scripts and the tradeoffs that come with each. Tools that will be covered include crontab, schedule, celery, airflow, and cloud options AWS Lambda and GCP functions.
  • Defining services with grpc and protocol buffers
    By: Patrick Boland
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Length: 25 Minutes
    Description: gRPC and protocol buffers offer a high performance, open source way to define services and messages for the future. Think of it like REST, but for the http2 protocol.