Pachyderm language clients
pachctl is the command-line tool you use to interact with a Pachyderm cluster in your terminal. However, external applications might need to interact with Pachyderm directly through our APIs.
In this case, Pachyderm offers language specific SDKs in Go, Python, and JS.
The Pachyderm team officially supports the Go client. It implements most of the functionality that is provided with the
pachctl CLI tool.
For more info, check out the godocs.
A compatible version of
gRPC is needed when using the Go client. You can identify the compatible version by searching for the version number next to
replace google.golang.org/grpc => google.golang.org/grpc in https://github.com/pachyderm/pachyderm/blob/master/go.mod then:
go get google.golang.org/grpc
git checkout v1.29.1
Running Go Examples
The Pachyderm godocs reference provides examples of how you can use the Go client API. You need to have a running Pachyderm cluster to run these examples.
Make sure that you use your
client.NewFromAddress("<your-pachd-address>:30650"). For example, if you are testing on
minikube ip to get this information.
See the OpenCV Example in Go for more information.
The Python client
python-pachyderm is officially supported by the Pachyderm team. It implements most of the functionalities provided with the
pachctl CLI tool allowing you to easily integrate operations like
put a file, or
create pipeline into your python applications.
Use python-pachyderm v7.0 with Pachyderm 2.0 and higher.
You will find all you need to get you started or dive into the details of the available modules and functions in the API documentation, namely:
node-pachyderm is a library officially supported by Pachyderm and used in production by Pachyderm Console.
Today, we provide only read operations as shown in Console. Over time, we will add additional functionality to the SDK. However, there are no near-term plans to reach parity with python-pachyderm yet.
Please get in touch with us if you are interested in contributing or ask your questions on our dedicated slack channel.
You will find installations instructions and a first quick overview of how to use the library in our public repository. Check also our opencv example.
Pachyderm uses a simple protocol buffer API. Protobufs support other languages, any of which can be used to programmatically use Pachyderm. We have not built clients for them yet. It is an easy way to contribute to Pachyderm if you are looking to get involved.
Last update: January 4, 2022