Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Profiling CPython at Instagram

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Profiling CPython at Instagram

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Instagram employs Python in one of the world’s largest settings, using it to implement the “business logic” needed to serve 800 million monthly active users. We use the reference implementation of Python, known as CPython, as the runtime used to execute our code. As we’ve grown, the number of machines required toserve our users has…