Below is a quick overview of key Python functionsMulti-Line Comments
“””Here is a multi-line comment
These help you comment out multiple lines at a time
use three speech marks at the beginning and end to create a multi line comment”””Single line comment
#This is a single line comment. Just use a hashtag at the beginning of any statementsDefine Variables
To define variables in Python, simply type the variable name, the equals sign & then define it’s value
MyName = “Kieran”
MyNumber = 10
LikesPie = TruePrint values & variables
You can print values on screen through either your variable names or by [...]
When we refer to an application environment we’re grouping together our hardware, software, files and processes.
To make these environments durable & highly available, we need to find a way to ensure that our application can failover automatically & continue to run and that all our configuration files are backed up for additional resilience.
In a traditional LAMP stack application, were talking about: Linux; Apache; MySQL; PHP; Apache config files; firewall configuration, PHP config; MySQL tables & data; MySQL config files; static HTML, CSS and JS resources; PHP scripts; Cron Jobs and domain name configuration to name a few.What can we do to ensure [...]
While the term ‘big data’ is used a lot by small and large organizations alike, it doesn’t always mean that they’ve got a firm grasp on the concept of the technology and its benefits. As such, the ideal starting point of this post is to discuss the concept in a little more detail, ensuring that we have common understanding of the subject matter before we delve any further into the detail.
To quote SAS (source), “Big data is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured. And big data may be as important to business – and society – as the Internet has become. Why? More data may lead to more accurate [...]