The four phases of learning

Unawareness

Life long learning? I hate this expression but kind of expresses the importance of learning. Why? Because nowdays (especially on the field of IT) if you’re not progressing you’re regressing. There’s no middle way, no stagnation. Years are passing while you may be getting comfortable and years later you … Continue reading

Dataimport handler for Sunburnt Solr python library

Dataimport handler

I had to trigger the dataimporter delta-import command from the code so I added support for this function.

Example:

Following properties are available in the SolrImportStatus (_response.import_status) object:

Source code can be found on my github page:  Continue reading

Sunburnt Solr spatial filter support

I’ve added spatial filtering to the sunburnt library. The feature is now available with filter_spatial function.

Example usage

Currently this will use bbox by default. I’m planning to add more features to it in the future but so far it fits my needs. Let me know if you … Continue reading

HP Microserver ZFS benchmark with dedup

zfs-linux

I have a HP MicroServer which I’m very satisfied with. I bought this right away when HP announced it when it still didn’t have a retail price determined. The only downside of it that it has only soft-RAID (or fake-RAID) controller built-in. A proper HP Smart Array controller must have … Continue reading

BitTornado library forked by me on GitHub

I just forked and committed some patches to the BitTornado library on GitHub.

https://github.com/charlesnagy/BitTornado

Right now I only committed basic fixes to be able to use it in our environment (Python 2.7). Namely: