Under active development, Arrow ADBC drivers represent a new way of interacting with databases that is tailored more towards analytics. Traditional ODBC/JDBC connections have been stable for general use, but ADBC represents a better, more performant, and type-preserving architecture that should become more commonplace in ETL workflows soon.
Here we will see how a Python developer can consider Rust as a viable alternative to Cython. Rust abstracts a lot of the same things that Cython does, albeit it with a different architecture and syntax. Though a truly apples-to-apples comparison is difficult, this article will show you just how well it compares.