Mark Ramm Archive

Object relational mappers are popular, because the software disguises the impedance mismatch between objects and databases. There are many ORM variants to choose from, but many simply get in the way when you need to do something the ORM wasn’t expressly designed to do. SQLALchemy is different. It aims to provide you with objects that look and act like real objects, and data sets that provide the full power and flexibility of relational algebra. Here’s a tour.
Rapid Development with TurboGears
Here’s how to develop a Web application the easy way — with Python and TurboGears
The Watcher Knows
It’s 3 a.m. Do you know what your servers are doing? Is your web server struggling to handle its load? Is one of your application servers running out of hard disk space or memory? Is that legacy Windows server infected with the worm of the week? ZABBIX knows.