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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. I gave a live demo of a Django site in multiple different server configurations with Docker on EC2, showing how each one affected performance.

For those who missed the conference, here's the video:

Peter Baumgartner

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Peter Baumgartner

Peter is the founder of Lincoln Loop, having built it up from a small freelance operation in 2007 to what it is today. He is constantly learning and is well-versed in many technical disciplines including devops, …