On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:01 PM, Greg Kocunik <g.kocu...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I would like to contribute pandas support in the python API.
> There is a jira ticket <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KUDU-1276>
> regarding this however the level is quite technical and beyond my current
> abilities.
> I would like to get consensus if you are open to simpler solutions in the
> interim.
> To give you an idea, I was looking at doing something along the lines of:
> import pandas as pd
> scanner = table.scanner()
> scanner.open()
> data = scanner.read_all_tuples()
> pd.DataFrame(data,
> columns=table.schema.names).set_index(table.schema.primary_keys())
> Please let me know if such solutions are welcome.

I'm always in favor of simple, but one question: if it's that simple then
what's the purpose of having the explicit support, versus asking people to
write the simple snippet?

Justin Birdsell probably has a good opinion here since he's way more active
than I am on Python.

Todd Lipcon
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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