Tuesday 6th September, 2011
4:20pm to 5:00pm
PostgreSQL is effectively the default RDBMS for Django. Learn the dark arts of optimizing this powerful database to be blazingly fast on your own hardware or in the cloud.
PostgreSQL has been the default recommended database since Django was initially released. Learn the dark arts of optimizing this powerful database. Both in general use cases and specifically for Django.
In this talk you'll learn:
->Things to avoid
-double duty servers
->The "Big 3" configuration options you should always adjust
->Other useful configuration options
- RAM, disks, and CPU
- Rackspace Cloud vs Amazon EC2
-> Common Django ORM issues
- Slow count() operations
-> Indexing Tips and Tricks
- Index types
- Multi-column indexes
- Partial indexes
-> Performance Tools you can use
-> The "Dark Arts"
- Planner Statistics
- materialized views
- crazy replication
Open Source Consultant specializing in scaling and performance. Python, Django, PostgreSQL. President and Founder of @revsys bio from Twitter
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