[BangPypers] uWSGI Spooler

Gora Mohanty gora at mimirtech.com
Fri May 3 07:39:42 CEST 2013

On 2 May 2013 23:21, Venkatraman S <venkat83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> [I posted this in one more forum...but thought would share my enthusiasm
> here too...:) ]
> I have been playing around uWSGI (for a django app) for a few days now and

We have switched to nginx + uWSGI for our Django projects,
in preference to the more standard Apache + mod_wsgi. Yet
to do real benchmarking, but initial results show a significant
gain in performance.

> i must say that Spooler has been one of the best finds. I haven't done any
> benchmarking yet, but the ease of use is so darn good that I am extremely
> impressed. I was planning to use celery+redis, but this makes things so
> easy that i do not have to take care of anything else. I think this would
> work just fine for most of the websites/webapps that are not expecting a
> gazillion hits/tasks.
> I love simple but powerful constructs(another e.g Django's content-types),
> and Spooler was one such.

Haven't looked at the uWSGI spooler yet, as things that we need
offline tasks for, such as mail, use Celery which is better supported
by Django apps, e.g., django-celery-mail.

uWSGI is interesting. Besides the base features, we will also be
looking at its caching performance, auto-scaling, and asynchronous


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