ExternalSort is a class that can sort large files similar to the Unix sort command. It can read the file to be sorted in small buckets associated with temporary files to not exceed the configured PHP memory limits. The buckets are sorted individually and then merged to produce the final sorted output. The class provides command line interface options so it can be executed as a command from a shell.
Pylot is a tool for testing the performance and scalability of Web services. It runs HTTP load tests, which are useful for capacity planning, benchmarking, analysis, and system tuning. It generates concurrent loads, verifies server responses, and produces reports with metrics. Tests suites are executed and monitored from a GUI or the shell.
Pyrseas provides a framework and utilities to upgrade and maintain a relational database. It currently includes the dbtoyaml utility to create a YAML description of a PostgreSQL database's tables, and the yamltodb utility to generate SQL statements to modify a database to match an input YAML specification. It also aims to develop data administration tools to supplement an agile database development process.