It is an exciting time to be a software developer in the networking space and as the roles of engineer are changing so too are the rules.
The server world has really embraced Python in a big way. For example, the OpenStack project is a very popular Infrastructure as a Service offering, and most of it is written in Python. This makes Python a leader for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), Software Defined Storage (SDS) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).
Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) is a software solution that offers building blocks covering all the stages of data analytics, from preprocessing to decision making. The beta version of Intel DAAL 2017 provides support for the Python* language.
Intel® ISA-L provides the tools to help accelerate and optimize storage on Intel® architecture (IA) for everything from small office NAS appliances up to enterprise storage systems. The functions provided in this library help with storage recoverability, data integrity, data security, and faster data compression mechanisms. This article provides a high level functional overview of Intel ISA-L.