Event driven server that wastes CPU when threaded doesn't

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Oct 30 08:20:17 CET 2006

Bjoern Schliessmann wrote:

>> If that is not an option, then you are faced with a problem of
>> connecting a threaded programming model with an event based model
>> (twisted and and such).
> I don't really see how threads could avoid a problem with delays in
> one connection ...

by running the database queries in one or more separate threads, you can 
still serve requests that don't hit the database (either because they're 
entirely self-contained, or because they only rely on cached data).


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