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This… was pretty mind blowing. I wasn’t aware, and I’m not even sure what kind
I am: I nod a lot, and try to keep people explaining stuff… But I’m also prone
to stopping if I know what they are telling me. I need to be more careful and
find it out.
Although the example comparison is not fair at all (if you write a custom data
processor in Scala or Python, they’ll also beat Spark, that’s not the goal of
Spark) I also think Rust is a future for data processing at high speed.
I’ve been writing a lot of Python lately, and I’m always finding myself reaching
for the standard approaches I’d use in Scala. Maps (the fact that map creates a
map object still baffles me), folds, filters. Here’s a short post on fold in
Python from a Haskell point of view.
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