advanced usage of python threads

Chris Mellon arkanes at
Fri Feb 22 20:55:19 CET 2008

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 12:32 PM, hyperboreean
<hyperboreean at> wrote:
> Well, I will be writing the application server of a three-tier
>  architecture system. I will be using Twisted for the communication with
>  the client but from there I have to make several calls to a database and
>  this asks threading. The tables will be filled by another system that
>  gathers some data. I want to implement several threads (workers) that
>  takes care of each client and a coordinator thread that takes care of
>  all the threads. But I have never worked with threads at this level and
>  I feel like I need some coordination. I will be thankful with
>  documentation on advanced threads, I probably can apply that in practice.
>  Thanks to all.

Twisted has an asynchronous database API (built on top of threads)
already. Look at twisted.enterprise.adbapi.

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