[BangPypers] Scaling Django-Mysql

Deepak Thukral iapain at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 12 21:13:15 CET 2008

> Just checking to see if anyone on this list has experience
> scaling a django
> app using mysql as the backend. I have many issues - eg.
> one involves
> constructing Qsets with icontain statements for a table
> with 50000 records.

Its limitation of Django ORM, You can cache result, don't use Generic FK, Q is quite flexible but you can call SQL statement and wrap then into sqlobject.

Alternatively, have a look on SQLAlchemey and PostgreSQL uses MVCC for transaction resolution and its much better than MySQL



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