[Catalog-sig] Cheeseshop performance improved

Laura Creighton lac at openend.se
Mon Jun 25 23:44:07 CEST 2007

In a message of Mon, 25 Jun 2007 17:34:15 EDT, Jim Fulton writes:
>On Jun 25, 2007, at 4:48 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>>> Can you be more precise? What does that mean? What operation
>>>> are you performing, and how did you find out that it is
>>>> very slow?
>>> Well, I noticed that buildouts, which use setuptools, are running  
>>> slow.
>>> Then I tried accessing the pypi home page, which was very slow.
>> Can you quantify that (milliseconds, seconds, minutes, hours)?
>In this case, I'd say around 30 seconds per request.  next time I'll  
>time it more precisely.
>> In any case, that was apparently shortly before a restart, so
>> apparently, this was already at a point when peformance was
>> degrading.
>I appreciate your efforts.  I suspect that this will help a little .
>I'm certain that baking will help a lot. We just need to find someone  
>with enough time to implement it.
>Can you tell if the memory leak is coming from PyPI or from the  
>Wiki?  I think that another short term thing to try would be to put  
>PyPI on its own machine to protect it from Wiki load. I don't know if  
>this will help, but it might be worth trying.
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Jodok Batlogg of Lovely Systems has already proposed donating a machine
for this.  What would it take to set him up in business and get the
urls to point to his machine and the like?


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