[Catalog-sig] PyPI optimization?

Richard Jones richardjones@optushome.com.au
Fri, 25 Apr 2003 21:00:41 +1000

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On Friday 25 April 2003 08:07 pm, Thomas Wouters wrote:
> Well, the machine is a lot heavier loaded now than it was before PyPI was
> really used; the load used to be ~0.05, it's now hovering around 0.8,
> sometimes as high as 1.5. That isn't terribly high, though, as this is a
> dual CPU machine, and Apache for one isn't slowed down by it. I believe
> it's PyPI doing heavy I/O, or perhaps some form of locking, as the python
> processes aren't using that much CPU either.

I haven't looked at the hits that PyPI is getting - does creosote have any =
stats automatically generated?

Perhaps it would be a good idea to switch to an RDBMS that is more=20
multi-user-friendly. Gerhard, is your offer to do this still open? The=20
backend of pypi is all in the store module, and it's quite simple. It'll=20
probably work out of the box on postgresql/mysql.


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