[Numpy-discussion] Shared memory ndarrays (update)

srean srean.list at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 15:15:01 EDT 2011


Got you and thanks a lot for the explanation. I am not using Queues so I
think I am safe for the time being.  Given that you have worked a lot on
these issues, would you recommend plain mmapped numpy arrays over
multiprocessing.Array

Thanks again

-- srean

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla at molden.no> wrote:

>  "Shared memory" is memory mapping from the paging file (i.e. RAM), not a
> file on disk. They can have a name or be anonymous. I have explained why we
> need named shared memory before. If you didn't understand it, try to pass an
> instance of multiprocessing.Array over multiprocessing.Queue.
>
> Sturla
>
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