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Entries published on July 3, 2006

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Django tips: scaling an application

In today’s ripped-from-the-mailing-list Django tip, we’ll be looking at a common scaling pattern: an application which starts out with one user, then has to gain separate “instances” for each of multiple users. And for bonus goodness, we’ll scale it even further to work on multiple sites simultaneously.

Let’s build a blog

For purposes of this example, let’s say that you’re building a blog with Django; that was the example in the mailing-list thread, so I’ll run with it, but there are lots of types of applications that could go through this process.

When you first start your weblog it’s just you writing …

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