[Baypiggies] Web Crawler/Backend Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Asher Langton langton2 at llnl.gov
Tue Feb 2 23:39:19 CET 2010

On Feb 2, 2010, at 2:14 PM, Aahz wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2010, Tung Wai Yip wrote:
>> I think my experience tells me don't build multi-threaded  
>> applications in
>> Python ;-)
> Why?  I've had about equal trouble with multi-processing and
> multi-threading.

If you haven't seen Dave Beazley's presentations on the Global  
Interpreter Lock, take a look at these:


In short: multi-threading is really bad in Python 2.x when the threads  
are CPU-bound.


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