distributed computing implementations

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Thu Apr 3 05:16:59 CEST 2003

escalation746 at yahoo.com (robin) wrote in message news:<a626bbd7.0304020829.1e5cac2f at posting.google.com>...
> I am attempting to summarise the distributed computing implementations
> available to Python programmers. My conclusions so far are as follows:
> If you want the biggest, boldest approach and don't care about
> overhead, use CORBA.
> If you want a simpler approach but with performance and implementation
> difficulties, use SOAP or XML-RPC.
> If you want the ultimate in simplicity and are willing to foresake
> multi-language support, use Dopy, Pyro, or Twisted Spread.
> Comments? Specifically, what are the relative advantages and
> disadvantages of the last three mentioned products?
> -- robin

You might want to consider looking at OSE as well. It isn't pure Python
but then that can be a good thing depending on what you are doing.

The web site for OSE is:


Have a look through the "Python Manual" link on the web site.

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