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Sun Mar 11 02:28:05 CET 2007
Paul Rubin wrote:
> Does anyone have an implementation of a distributed queue? I.e. I
> have a long running computation f(x) and I'd like to be able to
> evaluate it (for different values of x) on a bunch of different
> computers simultaneously, the usual "worker thread" pattern except
> distributed across a network.
Doesn't sound difficult to implement.
> I guess this is pretty easy to write with a centralized socket
> listener that dispatches requests through a Queue to multiple
> threads on the same machine, each talking synchronously to a
> server socket.
(Why does everyone think that "concurrency" equals "usage of
> I wonder if something like it already exists. I see a little bit
> of discussion in the newsgroup archive but no obvious pointers to
Try Twisted for your networking needs. With it it's quite easy to
develop an own little protocol (e. g. on top of TCP). When you have
this ready, writing a server and client using it is a matter of
For bigger needs, Twisted also has RPC features.
BOFH excuse #281:
The co-locator cannot verify the frame-relay gateway to the ISDN
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