[Baypiggies] BayPIGgies meeting Thursday, July 22, 2010: A Technical Anatomy of SPM.Python
jim at well.com
Sat Jul 24 01:08:31 CEST 2010
it would be interesting to get comparisons.
SPM.Python is available as a download from the mba
i have some SPM.Python CDs from last night's talk,
i plan to leave at least some at noisebridge in SF
for anyone interested. ask and i'll save you one if
we can get together over the next week.
also, Minesh advertised a free two-hour class in
August (see his web site).
On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 15:49 -0700, Minesh B. Amin wrote:
> Hi Keith,
> True enough. There are plenty of choices. At the end of the day,
> the only thing that matters is how any solution helps people
> solve their problems within their constraints.
> So, yes, while there are plenty of choices, we believe people
> will be presently surprised by what they can achieve when
> using SPM.Python. As the new player, we believe we must
> provide at least one of the following:
> * 10x smaller scripts ... mainly because parallel primitives are
> much closer to intent,
> * 10x increase in productivity ... because scripts are much
> more fault tolerant; i.e. no need to handhold various
> parallel jobs
> Otherwise, in this economy, why should anybody waste their
> time dealing with us, right?
> On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 02:15 -0700, Keith Dart wrote:
> > === On Sun, 07/18, jim wrote: ===
> > > Spm.Python, a commercial product, extends Python with a
> > > programming paradigm for solving parallel problems and
> > > strives to do so in a pythonic (natural) way by augmenting
> > > the serial Python language with parallel concepts like
> > > parallel task managers and communication primitives.
> > ===
> > However, Parallel Python might be good enough for many.
> > http://www.parallelpython.com/
> > -- Keith Dart
> MBA Sciences, Inc (www.mbasciences.com)
> Tel #: 650-938-4306
> Email: mamin at mbasciences.com
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