Frontera: open source large-scale web crawling framework


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Alexander Sibiryakov - Frontera: open source large-scale web crawling framework In this talk I'm going to introduce Scrapinghub's new open source framework [Frontera]. Frontera allows to build real-time distributed web crawlers and website focused ones. Offering: - customizable URL metadata storage (RDBMS or Key-Value based), - crawling strategies management, - transport layer abstraction. - fetcher abstraction. Along with framework description I'll demonstrate how to build a distributed crawler using [Scrapy], Kafka and HBase, and hopefully present some statistics of Spanish internet collected with newly built crawler. Happy EuroPythoning!
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