The First Cry of Atom Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

Reading Drill

The other day, I gave a presentation at #bq_sushi about Apache Drill. I had totally no experience of using Google BigQuery. But in this year I am very interested in SQL engine as a pipeline in lambda architecture. I have some knowledge and experience of realtime processing and batch layer such as Storm and Hadoop. So it might also be necessary t... Read more

Drill Cookbook

Recently I read Apache Drill documents, source code and paper. My major task and interest were focused on realtime processing and Hadoop resource management. So I have no knowledge about adhoc query platforms in spite of the fact that I am a big data developer.So in this chance I decided to learn more about SQL platforms which are build on Hadoo... Read more

Generate API doc with Sphinx

Have you ever use Sphinx to create beautiful documentation in your project? Although I have heard about Sphinx and usefulness of it before, this is the first experience for me. In my case, I want to generate an API documentation of my python project. If you create API documentation by your hand, it must be very troublesome. So I decided to deleg... Read more


最近英語を使って仕事をすることが多い。もともとソフトウェアのドキュメントは英語で書かれているから読むことは多かった。 でもここ最近はOSSのコミットも結構まじめにやるようになってきたし、毎日会って仕事を一緒にする人の中に日本語が話せない人がちょくちょく増えてきたからだと思う。(今の仕事はとても刺激的だ)昔から英語それ自体を勉強しようと思ったことはあんまりなくて、 必ず何かに使うからというモチベーションでいつも英語を学んできた。もともと本を読むのが好きだったし、世界にある文章のほとんどは英語で書かれていると知ってからはなおさら英語を読めるようになりたいと思ってきた。 日本の英語教育は基本的に読み書きに主眼をおいているけれど、僕が英語を使ってしたかったことは昔から「読む」こと... Read more

About the Author

Hi there! I’m Paul. I’m a physics major turned programmer. Ever since I first learned how to program while taking a scientific computing for physics course, I have pursued programming as a passion, and as a career. Below is a compilation of some of my favourite things that I have built over the years. You may find everything else on my Github an... Read more