Estimated counts for faster Django Admin change_list

Short story of how we reduced the response time of some of our admin pages by 1000x. The Problem One of our tables grew to over 25 million rows. Which, while not a large number, makes the most frequent queries slow. A direct effect it had was on our Admin panel. The change_list form for … Continue reading Estimated counts for faster Django Admin change_list

Building Habits, with a lot of help from Github

I suck at habits. I start out a dozen different things every week, and I drop them as easily soon after. I needed to do something about it. I have used any.do (irritating), keep, inbox reminders, and many other lists. Nothing works for me. What? I thought I needed something to keep me motivated. Now … Continue reading Building Habits, with a lot of help from Github