[Twisted-Python] How to improve response time of twisted.web?

Pavel pbastov at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 03:12:16 EDT 2008

Yes, I see what you mean.

I really love Twisted, and will never switch to Apache or the like, since I like
its simplicity and the ability to have all my code in one place.

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 12:27 PM,  <glyph at divmod.com> wrote:
>  On 03:57 am, pbastov at gmail.com wrote:
>  >Thanks for the replies.
>  >
>  >In fact, I just tried to compare it against the static files -- almost
>  >the same result --
>  >a little bit faster, but far from Apache :(
>  Twisted is not, and has never been, as fast as Apache in this kind of
>  naive raw-speed comparison on static files.  It's probably not as fast
>  for most other things either.
>  If you would like to make it faster, there's no trick or configuration
>  option or tweak.  The solution is simple: optimize the code.  This may
>  just involve using a profiler and submitting patches, this may involve
>  using some tool like cython or rpython to put the really critical parts
>  into an extension module.  Nobody else has volunteered to do this so far
>  because Twisted is, in fact, fast enough for most things :).
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Good luck,

Pavel Bastov
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