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DIY Performance Tuning When All You Have is Python

by Amy Nguyen

Published March 22, 2017 in Technology

We wanted to know where our backend was spending its time and where we could make it faster. We knew it would take months to get an open source tool like Zipkin to work in our system, so we instead used our understanding of networking and Python to find a solution that met most of our needs with a fraction of the development time. In this talk, I'll show how we can learn to feel empowered to tackle big problems with a little bit of Python on our side.