1 Million users.. I can't Scale!!

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Thu Sep 29 00:25:19 CEST 2005


    Damjan> Is there some python module that provides a multi process Queue?

    Skip> Not as cleanly encapsulated as Queue, but writing a class that
    Skip> does that shouldn't be all that difficult using a socket and the
    Skip> pickle module.

    Jeremy> What about bsddb?  The example code below creates a multiprocess
    Jeremy> queue.

I tend to think "multiple computers" when someone says "multi-process".  I
realize that's not always the case, but I think you need to consider that
case (it's the only practical way for a multi-process application to scale
beyond a few processors).

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