[Numpy-discussion] passing arrays between processes

Bryan Cole bryan at cole.uklinux.net
Sun Jun 14 16:24:50 EDT 2009

> You may want to look at MPI, e.g. mpi4py is convenient for this kind of 
> work. For numerical work across processes it is close to a de facto 
> standard.
> It requires an MPI implementation set up on your machine though (but for 
> single-machine use this isn't hard to set up, typically just install 
> e.g. OpenMPI), and that you launch Python through
> mpiexec -n 4 python somescript.py

Thanks for this tip. I'm looking at the mpi4py docs now. Seems kinda
complicated... In fact, I should have specified previously: I need to
deploy on MS-Win. On first glance, I can't see that mpi4py is
installable on Windows.


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