High-performance Python websites

ShoqulKutlu kursat.kutlu at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 01:45:27 CET 2009

If you need an example one is in front of you and you are using it
now. Google uses python at their thousands of servers. But as you see
Google gains this performance from the power of hundreds of thousands
servers. The main idea behind the Google search engine was indexing
the whole web through hundreds of servers. So you can imagine where
Google's power comes from..


On Nov 26, 2:33 am, ShoqulKutlu <kursat.ku... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Managing load of high volume of visitors is a common issue for all
> kind of web technologies. I mean this is not the python issue. This
> issue is mostly about server level designs. You need to supply load
> balancing for both web servers and databases to make your web site
> able to respond to several concurrent visitors. Of course a good
> programmed website is a key performance issue but for your mention I
> would also suggest considering how many hardwares, how many
> webservers, how many database cluster and which database server should
> be used or will be used in the future..
> Regards,
> Kutlu
> On Nov 26, 2:24 am, Nick Mellor <nick.mellor.gro... at pobox.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm contemplating setting up a Python-powered website for the tourist
> > industry, which will involve a web service, a good deal of XML
> > processing, and a Django-powered front-end. If the project works, it
> > could get a lot of traffic. I'm sure it can be done, but I'm looking
> > to find out more about how existing high-volume Python sites have
> > managed their workload. Can anyone give me examples of high-volume
> > Python-powered websites, if possible with some idea of their
> > architecture?
> > Many thanks,
> > Nick- Hide quoted text -
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