[Web-SIG] Asynchronous architectures, abstract and concrete.
exarkun at divmod.com
Wed Sep 8 19:39:18 CEST 2004
Alan Kennedy wrote:
> 3. Welsh's architecture discusses isolation of multiple IO subsystems
> into different thread groups. For example, there could be a thread group
> holding a pool of (blocking) database connections, which would be the
> appropriate "width" to process as many requests as can be concurrently
> supported by the RDBMS. Since there are blocking sockets/pipes/fifos
> between the application and the database, such database operations also
> count as a form of IO, which has to be managed. It could potentially be
> managed in an asynchronous fashion. Do any of the cpython frameworks
> support an asynchronous database API?
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