As is the case for many websites and applications, when the size of its users reach a certain point, critical changes to the architecture must be made. Andrew Godwin discusses how Lanyrd addressed this problem, when they decided to move from MySQL to PostgreSQL, and from AWS to Softlayer.
This is part 6/6 in a series on Advanced Django Patterns at Eventbrite and Lanyrd. You can find the complete series in this post.
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