[pydotorg-www] PyPI now running on nginx+uwsgi

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Nov 23 08:37:45 CET 2011

On 22/11/2011 21:49, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> If a web cache helps with PyPi, we could add varnish
>> <https://www.varnish-cache.org/>. It has been praised all over the place. Ralf
>> and I happen to know the author. Dunno if that would open a door, but I would
>> try if we think we need help.
> I'm very skeptical with respect to caching. It can be a source of
> problems on its own.

I would strongly advocate a Varnish cache for add read-only actions.
(ie: non-auth'd views of anything).

This is simply good practice when building a web app such as PyPI.



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