Show MySQL Storage Engines

If you have ever wanted to know the storage engine type of every table in one of your MySQL databases, you know how tedious that can be. I have written a Python script that will simplify that task. You can get it on Github. Usage: $ ./show-engines.py or $ python show-engines.py Download: https://github.com/dbrgn/MySQL-Show-Storage-Engines

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In Defense of PyPI

Everyone on the Python Planet is probably already familiar with Peter Fein’s recent article about PyPI. Everyone on the Python Planet is probably already familiar with Peter Fein’s recent article about PyPI use (or lack thereof). But in case not, particularly striking was the number of folks who joined the “PyPI bashing” in the comments. […]

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April 1st Post Mortem

This year I decided to finally do what I planned for quite some time: an April’s fool joke. (I did contribute a bit to PEP 3117, but that does not count). This year I decided to make a little joke about Python microframeworks (micro-web-frameworks?) and wrote a little thing, and created a website and screencast […]

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New Year’s Python Meme

Tarek’s new thing What’s the coolest Python application, framework or library you have discovered in 2009? That would be Zenoss. I’m very impressed with the application as well as the community, which is awesome. They remind me a lot of the Plone community; I think the two can learn a lot from each other. What […]

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