P: I examine the stack trace. DM: It goes through a file called ‘hashes.c’. P: Wait, is this crypto code? DM: Roll initiative.
Python Performance: - Use PyPy - You have C code? Delete it, use PyPy. - PyPy not fast? Upgrade, a release happened while we were talking.
If you're looking for a Twisted dev, I know a few looking for employment all over the world. I'd hire any of them if I could. DMs are open.