[Chicago] There once was a cute little GIL...

Robert Spelich rlspelich at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 15:54:29 CEST 2009

Any way to get your new Python book before May 5th?-Bob Spelich

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 8:45 AM, David Beazley <d-beazley at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> ... and it kept all of the good little Python programs in line.  Well, all
> until they moved out to the burbs into a shiny new multicore subdivision.
>  Then the GIL ripped off its mask to reveal its true identity. "Holy smokes,
> it's ...."
> This message is just a friendly reminder that it's not too late to sign up
> for the "Concurrency Workshop" I'm  running next month in Chicago. Learn the
> exciting conclusion of this story and many others.
> - Learn why Python threads run worse on a multicore machine than on a
> single CPU
> - Asynchronous I/O.  What is it good for?
> - The multiprocessing module--now part of the standard library!
> - More than you ever wanted to know about pickles
> - Generators and coroutines, oh yes.
> - Did I mention ctypes?
> - Unlimited coffee and snacks---all day long!
> Further details at http://www.dabeaz.com/chicago
> Cheers,
> Dave
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