Archive for the 'Scaling' Category

Twitter way back machine

One of the associates at Techstars created this beautiful demo of Stream’s technology (github repo). If you ever wondered about Thomas Edison’s or Nikola Tesla’s tweets, check it out! :)

Django & Python & Scaling & Stream Framework tschellenbach 24 Mar 2015 8 Comments

How to build a notification feed using Stream

Tommaso wrote a quick tutorial on how to build a notification feed using Django and Stream.
How to build a notification feed using Stream.

Django & Python & Scaling tschellenbach 06 Mar 2015 6 Comments

Build a scalable feed using Stream-Framework and Django

It’s been a year since the original version of this blogpost was written and it’s time for an update. The Stream-Framework is currently the largest open source solution for building newsfeed. This post will point you in the right direction if you want to build a newsfeed using Stream-Framework and Django.

We’ll be building an example app like this Pinterest style demo.

Besides the open source Stream Framework we also offer a hosted solution for building newsfeed applications at getstream.io. The example application code for the hosted version can be found on Github.

For the open source framework the example app code can be found here.

Django & Python & Scaling & Web Development tschellenbach 18 Oct 2013 275 Comments

Performance metrics for a social network

This is a talk I gave at the Amsterdam Performance Meetup.

The presentation starts by introducing Fashiolista.
It still amazes me and 3 other guys started Fashiolista and grew it to the 2nd largest online Fashion community.
I guess Marc Andreesen had a point in his “Why Software Is Eating The World” article.

The talk focuses on how we use metrics to drive optimization at Fashiolista.
And narrows down on tools like:

If you’re looking up the links from the presentation, these are the most notable ones:

The Presentation

Performance metrics for a social network from Thierry Schellenbach

Django & Events & Fashiolista & Performance & Python & Scaling & Web Development tschellenbach 22 Aug 2012 58 Comments