py3status v3.20 – EuroPython 2019 edition

Shame on me to post this so long after it happened… Still, that’s a funny story to tell and a lot of thank you to give so let’s go! The py3status EuroPython 2019 sprint I’ve attended all EuroPython conferences since 2013. It’s a great event and I encourage everyone to get there! The last two […]

Scylla: four ways to optimize your disk space consumption

We recently had to face free disk space outages on some of our scylla clusters and we learnt some very interesting things while outlining some improvements that could be made to the ScyllaDB guys. 100% disk space usage? First of all I wanted to give a bit of a heads up about what happened when […]

py3status v3.17

I’m glad to announce a new (awaited) release of py3status featuring support for the sway window manager which allows py3status to enter the wayland environment! Updated configuration and custom modules paths detection The configuration section of the documentation explains the updated detection of the py3status configuration file (with respect of XDG_CONFIG environment variables): ~/.config/py3status/config ~/.config/i3status/config […]

Authenticating and connecting to a SSL enabled Scylla cluster using Spark 2

This quick article is a wrap up for reference on how to connect to ScyllaDB using Spark 2 when authentication and SSL are enforced for the clients on the Scylla cluster. We encountered multiple problems, even more since we distribute our workload using a YARN cluster so that our worker nodes should have everything they […]