Persistent Distributed Objects

Simon Forman sajmikins at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 17:54:08 CEST 2009


On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 1:11 AM, John Haggerty <bouncyinc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am interested in seeing how it would be possible in python to have
> persistent objects (basically be able to save objects midway through a
> computation, etc) and do so across multiple computers.
>
> Something that would allow for memory, disk space, processing power, etc to
> be distributed across the nodes not just for number crunching.
>
> So for example a warehouse program started up on 3 machines one for adding
> orders, one for searching for orders, one for organizing the warehouse and
> them running on a different machine with a single interface.
>
> I've seen evidence about this being done wrt what looks like insanely
> complex stuff on this list but I'm wondering if there is something to do
> this with any number of nodes and just farm out random classes/objects to
> them?


Check out Pyro (Python Remote Objects): http://pyro.sourceforge.net/

or perhaps Stackless Python http://www.stackless.com/ (Tasklets can be
serialized and passed around.)



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