50% Python content :) (Distributed computing)

Edward Muller edwardam at home.com
Tue Nov 30 06:01:59 CET 1999


It's really a matter of what you want to do. So, what do you want to do?

I've used xmlrpclib (see www.pythonware.com for the Python XML-RPC Library; see
www.xml-rpc.com for details on the specs) very successfully in the field and
for personal use. It's a great way to conact another PC, have it do something
and return the results.


Gaetan Corneau wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Sorry if my question is not strictly a Python question.
>
> I would like to explore distributed programming, and I think Python would be
> the right tool for that. I don't want to produce industrial-strenght code
> right now, but learn the basics. I'm not really interested in the
> "middleware" aspects, so I didn't subscribe to the "Python Distributed
> Objects" SIG right away. I just want to answer questions like how do I
> partition a monolithic program to run on multiple computers?
>
> I went to the bookstore, and found some title (not with Python), but I
> wasn't sure which one to buy. Those are expensive, and I thought that
> someone here could point me in the right direction. I'm looking for
> practical, hands-on stuff, if possible.
>
> Thanks in advance,
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