[IPython-dev] ZMQ Parallel IPython Performance preview

MinRK benjaminrk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 12:47:53 EDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 00:03, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:53 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have my first performance numbers for throughput with the new parallel
>> code riding on ZeroMQ, and results are fairly promising.  Roundtrip time for
>> ~512 tiny tasks submitted as fast as they can is ~100x faster than with
>> Twisted.
> This is *fantastic*!  Many thanks, Min!  I'll be mostly offline for a
> couple of days (that workshop with jdh) but this is very, very cool.  I know
> you've put a ton of work into it, so thanks a lot.
> Are we still on for the p4s presentation next week?  Could you send me
> off-list a title/abstract so I can post the announcement?  I think with the
> architecture we have now and these preliminary results, it's more than
> enough for a great talk.

Sure, I'll be happy to give a demo next week. I'll send you the abstract

> I'm almost done with fixing the long-standing bug (basically since
> ipython's birth) of not having any interactive tracebacks.  Thanks to Robert
> for the linecache idea, it's now working great.  That will make the
> multiline client vastly more usable for real work.

That's very exciting!

> Cheers,
> f
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