Python at Cloudkick

Summary

[EuroPython 2011] Tomaž Muraus - 22 June 2011 in "Track Spaghetti"

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Description

Cloudkick is a server management and monitoring software as a service used by thousands of different companies all across the globe.

The service is built in and powered by many different programming languages and technologies, but the web application and majority of the backend services are written in Python.

In this talk I will present how and where we use Python (Django, Twisted, txamqp, Piston, …), different problems we have encountered while building our service and how we worked around them, good practices and real-world advices on building effective Twisted services and much more.