[Python-ideas] solving multi-core Python

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Thu Jun 25 03:05:17 CEST 2015

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25/06/15 02:09, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>> Although, threads are better for memory
>> usage, by defaulting to sharing even on write. (Good for memory, maybe
>> not so good for bug-freedom...)
> I am not sure. Code written to use OpenMP tend to have less bugs than code
> written to use MPI. This suggests that shared memory is easier than
> message-passing, which is contrary to the common belief.

OpenMP is an *extremely* structured and constrained subset of shared
memory multithreading, and not at all comparable to


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