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Episode #4: Enterprise Python and Large-Scale Projects

Published Thurs, Apr 23, 2015, recorded Tues, Apr 7, 2015.

Mahmoud is lead developer of the Python Infrastructure team at eBay/PayPal and he has some amazing facts and studies to discuss about the truths and myths using Python for real projects. We discuss how eBay is using Python internally for many large-scale uses. Then we move on to discuss the 10 myths of enterprise Python, such as Python is not compiled, Python is weakly-typed, Python does not scale, and more.

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Mahmoud Hashemi
Mahmoud Hashemi is lead developer of the Python Infrastructure team at eBay/PayPal, where he focuses his development and instruction energies on service frameworks, API design, and system resiliency. Outside of work, he enjoys coding on his open-source projects (, as well as creating and maintaining several Wikipedia-based projects, such as Listen To Wikipedia and The Weeklypedia.

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