Pinecone: Rust – A hard decision pays off

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  • vscode-rust

    Rust extension for Visual Studio Code

    > it crashes process IDs more often than Justin Bieber crashes Maseratis:

    So -- this guy used an extension (named Rust) with rust-analyzer, which was known to not work, and it didn't work(!), and the Rust extension author recommends he tries the extension made for rust-analyzer. That extension doesn't have the features he likes (it works for me and has loads of features, so I have no idea what this is about?), and so they close the issue?

    Hardly a case for the ages. Guy uses unsupported config and things don't work?

    > What clangd does is work.

    Don't doubt it. I'm just saying -- I haven't had any problems with the rust-analyzer extension since it became the Rust default. But, yes, I had a few hiccups and crashes beforehand, no doubt. I just have to imagine it's both younger, and doing more/different things than clangd.

  • RocksDB

    A library that provides an embeddable, persistent key-value store for fast storage.

    > Search your heart, do you think this story ends similarly if they decide to all do "modern C++" instead?

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  • evcxr

    Funnily enough, a REPL environment is in the works for Rust:

  • awesome-rust

    A curated list of Rust code and resources.

    Agree, you can see this in vs.

    I've noticed however that there has been an uptick in great libraries over the last 2 years, with examples like, rust-bert, tokenizers etc. starting to build momentum in the ecosystem.

  • go-formatter

    A curated list of awesome Go frameworks, libraries and software

    Agree, you can see this in vs.

    I've noticed however that there has been an uptick in great libraries over the last 2 years, with examples like, rust-bert, tokenizers etc. starting to build momentum in the ecosystem.

  • Docker.DotNet

    :whale: .NET (C#) Client Library for Docker API

  • tokio

    A runtime for writing reliable asynchronous applications with Rust. Provides I/O, networking, scheduling, timers, ...

    Quick correction for anyone searching: it's `tokio`, not `tokyo`. [0]


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  • PyO3

    Rust bindings for the Python interpreter

    I'd be interested in a bit more detail on the technical migration strategy. Did they just cut over to a version of the project built in Rust? (I.e. vN is Python+C/C++, vN+1 is Rust?) Or something more gradual?

    How did they verify that the new code was conformant with the old app's behavior/logic?

    > To make matters worse, we would discover issues only after deploying (or in production!) due to Python’s run time nature.

    I don't want to infer too much, but this makes it sound like perhaps they didn't have a very robust set of E2E/Acceptance tests, which would make a full-cutover migration scary to me. If you're finding Python bugs only after deploy, how can you find the inevitable rewritten-Rust-code incompatibilities before deploying/production?

    I've been digging into Rust/Python interop recently using and maturin, and this points to an interesting migration strategy; PyO3 makes it quite easy to write a Python module in Rust, or even call back and forth between them, so you could gradually move code from Python to Rust. A migration path to full-Rust might be:

    1. Incrementally replace all your fast-path C/C++ code with Rust, still having Python call these compiled modules. End-state: You now have a Python/Rust project instead of Python/C/C++.

  • FrameworkBenchmarks

    Source for the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project

    Source? I thought .NET GC was tuned for throughput.

    Their performance is, impressive, to say the least.

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