Apache ZooKeeper is shipped with an official client binding for Python, which is developed on top of the C bindings. It can be found in the
contrib/zkpython directory of the ZooKeeper distribution. To build and install the Python binding, refer to the instructions in the
README file there. In this section, we will learn about another popular Python client library for ZooKeeper, called
Kazoo is a pure Python library for ZooKeeper, which means that, unlike the official Python bindings, Kazoo is implemented fully in Python and has no dependency on the C bindings of ZooKeeper. Along with providing both synchronous and asynchronous APIs, the Kazoo library also provides APIs for some distributed data structure primitives such as distributed locks, leader election, distributed queues, and so on.
pip, Kazoo can be installed with the...