multiprocessing vs. asyncio.SubprocessProtocol
charleshixsn at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 31 21:00:43 CEST 2014
What are the tradeoffs between using multiprocessing vs. using
This only one that I've noticed is that asyncio seems to require much
more hands-on management of message queueing. OTOH, I'm no expert in
either of them, and I might be missing something that will bite me later.
OTOH, I could do the whole thing with a TCP/IP peer-to-peer setup on
localhost. And that's much easier to figure out. (Each process has one
input queue, and runs until it receives a message telling it to die.
JSON is all I need for serialization...though ast.literal_eval would
work as well.)
So I guess I also want to know whether there's any advantage in using
multiprocessing vs using a datagram transmission over localhost. (That
clearly has the advantage that it makes it easier to grow to multiple
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