🆕 New Pandas 2.0 release. I found that version fascinating; that's why I wrote
With Apache Arrow as its backbone, Pandas is now faster and more powerful than ever before. I'll explore why and compare it to alternatives (Polars, Vaex, Koalas, or even DuckDB), consolidating the in-memory format to an open standard (Apache Arrow). I hope you like it. Also, I'm curious about what you think about recent development around the in-memory ecosystem.