The life of a web request - techniques for measuring and improving Django application performance

Summary

The connection between sub-second web application performance and revenue is becoming more and more apparent with established companies regularly reporting the benefits of reducing page load times.

This talk will cover: Designing for performance Approaches to instrumenting and measuring application performance Areas of focus for both front-end and back-end improvement Techniques, tools and modules available in Django-land for improving performance * New and emerging technologies, for example SPDY protocol and Django 1.5's StreamingHttpResponse