Performance evaluation of HTTPS library

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Oct 14 14:32:33 CEST 2010


On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 05:06:30 -0700 (PDT)
Ashish <amvyas82 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> One more question: If I run the tool from multicore machine, will
> python3.1 or 3.2 be able to actually use multicore? or it will be
> running only on one core?

Only partly. Pure Python code is serialized (by the Global Interpreter
Lock), but some internal C code, such as SSL and socket routines, can
run in parallel with other code.

Regards

Antoine.





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