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Learning Scrapy by Dimitrios Kouzis-Loukas

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System setup and operations FAQ

Next are the solutions to some of the problems you may run into while working with Scrapy for the first time:

What do I download and how much time does it take?

As soon as we run vagrant up --no-parallel, we don't have that much visibility of what's going on. The wall time is closely related to our download speed and the quality of our internet connection. Here's what one would expect to happen with an internet connection able to download about 5 MB per second (38 Mbps):

What do I download and how much time does it take?

The first three steps aren't necessary if we're on Linux and have Docker already installed saving us 4' and 450 MBs of download.

Please note that all ...

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