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Episode #64: Inside the Python Package Index

Published Fri, Jun 24, 2016, recorded Wed, Jun 22, 2016.

What is the most powerful part of the Python ecosystem? Well, the ability to say "pip install magic_library" has to be right near the top. But do you what powers the Python Package Index and the people behind it? Did you know it does over 300 TB traffic each month these days?

Just me as we chat with Donald Stufft to look inside Python's package infrastructure.

Links from the show:

Donald on Twitter: @dstufft
Donald on the web:
Powering the Python Package Index:
A Year of PyPI Downloads:
Donate to PPA:
PyPI (Legacy):
Warehouse (new PyPI):
BigQuery Data Source:

Donald Stufft
Donald Stufft
Donald Stufft is one of the principle developers working on packaging in Python and is currently responsible for PyPI as well as being a core developer for pip. He is employed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise full time to work on improving packaging for the entire Python ecosystem.
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