Can XML-RPC performance be improved?

Irmen de Jong irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 22 02:42:55 CET 2006


Sion Arrowsmith wrote:
> I've got an established client-server application here where there
> is now a need to shovel huge amounts of data (structured as lists of
> lists) between the two, and the performance bottleneck has become
> the amount of time spent parsing XML 

Any chance of replacing the RPC protocol by something else
that is more efficient? If so, and you're in a 100%-python situation,
have a look at Pyro:  http://pyro.sourceforge.net

(Pyro basically uses "native" Python pickling as marshaling)

--Irmen



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