Python hermes-py Documentation¶
Hermes is a Postgres-talking, event-driven, failure-handling Python library. Its main purpose is to enable the easy implementation of resilient Python processes which require communication with Postgres. It defines a base-layer which you can build as little or as much as you like on top of.
It’s been used at Transifex to fulfil a number of roles, one of them including a Postgres -> Elasticsearch river.
*nix operating system which supports the select function.
Postgresql 9.0+ is required to support LISTEN/NOTIFY commands.
pip install hermes-pg
Most users will just need to define some form of process to run when an event is emitted. This can be achieved by defining a processor object and supplying that to the Client object like so:
from hermes.components import Component class Processor(Component): def __init__(self,) super(Processor, self).__init__() def execute(self): # Do some amazing event-driven stuff ...