Infoworld: It's as creative an application for Go as it is a transformation of Python's use cases. By Serdar Yegulalp
'In a blog post announcing the open source release, Google stated the project stemmed from its efforts to speed up the Python-powered front end for YouTube. But Google hit an obstacle that's familiar to folks who've deployed Python in production: It's hard to get CPython -- the default Python interpreter written in C -- to scale efficiently.
'"We think Grumpy has the potential to scale more gracefully than CPython for many real world workloads," writes Google.'