A few weeks ago we encountered a major performance regression in one of our main admin pages. The page took more than 10 seconds to load (at best) and hit the query execution timeout at worst. When we investigated the issue, we found that the date hierarchy was the cause for most of the time spent loading the admin page. In the article we describe how we significantly improved the performance of Django Admin date hierarchy
Articles tagged with "Performance"
The date hierarchy is a great feature but it comes at a price. On very large tables, the way date hierarchy is implemented can make an admin page nearly unusable. In this article we describe the limitations of the date hierarchy, and suggest a way to overcome them.
A rundown of all the ways you can use Prefetch to speed up queries in Django.
Hunting down slow tests by reporting tests that take longer than a certain threshold (Because the first step to better test performance is awareness!)
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