Async Client with 1K connections?
Tue Feb 10 09:30:06 CET 2004
williamichang at hotmail.com (William Chang) writes:
> I need extremely efficient and robust _client_ software for some
> common protocols like HTTP and POP3, supporting 1,000 simultaneous
> independent connections and commensurate network throughput. The data
> get written to files or sockets, so no GUI needed.
You're writing a monstrous web spider in Python?
> I am not a Python programmer :-( but I am a "fan" :-) and I have been
> reading about asyncore/Medusa/Twisted -- which would be my best bet?
With enough hardware, you can do practically anything. Some Apache
servers fork off that many processes.
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