All articles tagged Django

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Django: From Runserver to Reddit Hugs

Last month, I presented High Performance Django: From Runserver to Reddit Hugs at DjangoCon US in Portland. My assertion was that Django, left to its own devices, does not scale. With the right supporting servers, however, it can scale fantastically. …
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High Performance Django: Shipped

I'm excited to announce that our book, High Performance Django is officially complete. You can buy a copy at highperformancedjango.com now. Thank You Writing the book was hard work and there were definitely times where the challenge felt insurmountable. I …
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Django Round-Up

For a while now we've sent out a regular newsletter called the Django Round-Up, a collection of recent links, packages, and jobs in the Django community, curated by Pete Baumgartner. It's a great resource for keeping up with the Django …
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A Djangonaut Building a Webapp in Go with Gorilla

At Lincoln Loop, we have been building large web applications using Django since 2007. Recently, however, we have recently started using Go as a critical network component of Botbot.me. Reading others' successes stories about replacing some existing components of their …
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Introducing Salmon

Over the years, I’ve used a lot of server monitoring systems. Big enterprisey ones like Zabbix, Zenoss, and Hyperic, smaller ones like munin and monit, stuff in the middle like Graphite, and hosted solutions like New Relic. Throughout the search, …
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Django Settings Parity: You're Doing It Wrong

A common paradigm in Django is to create different settings files for different environments (local, production, staging, etc.). Everyone has their own opinion on how to set these up (see ours here), that’s not what this post is about. Instead, …