String concatenation - which is the fastest way ?

SigmundV sigmundv at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 18:09:42 CEST 2011


On Aug 12, 8:10 am, przemol... at poczta.fm wrote:
> Good question but I try to explain what motivates me to do it.
> First reason (I think the most important :-) ) is that I want to learn
> something new - I am new to python (I am unix/storage sysadmin but with programming
> background so python was a natural choice for more complicated
> sysadmin tasks).
> Another reason is that our server (and I am responsible for it) has
> many, many but slow cores (as I had written before). It means that
> parallelization of operations is obvious - the developer is not keen
> to spent much time on it (she is busy) - and for me this is something new
> (among some boring daily tasks ... ;-) ) and fresh :-)
> Another intention is to get some more knowledge about parallelization:
> how to divide some task into subtasks, what is the most optimal way to do it, etc
> And the last reason is that I love performance tuning :-)

When you put it this way I better understand what you're after and why
you do this. And I agree with all your points. Learning something new
is a noble cause in itself. :)

Sigmund



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