1 Million users.. I can't Scale!!

phil phillip.watts at anvilcom.com
Thu Sep 29 21:44:33 CEST 2005


> Quite true and this lack of clarity was a mistake on my part.  Requests
> from users do not really become a significant part of this equation
> because, as described above, once a user subscribes the onus is upon us
> to generate messages throughout a given period determined by the number
> of updates a user has subscribed to receive.
> 


So you are trying to SEND a million times several packets every
5 minutes?
No way Python is the bottleneck in that volume.
I have a POS app in Python that handles 10,000 packets
per SECOND including a MySQL lookup.
You have a bottleneck, but its not Python.







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