[Tutor] Queueing

Paulo Nuin nuin at genedrift.org
Thu May 10 19:01:23 CEST 2007


Thanks a lot Alan and Kent for the replies.



Kent Johnson wrote:
> Paulo Nuin wrote:
>> Hi Everyone
>> I need to a write a script that would do a queuing job on a cluster 
>> running openMosix Linux. I have checked the Queue module and that 
>> part I can say it is covered. My problem regards on thecode to check 
>> if the process has ended. As some most of the jobs would be run in 
>> different nodes I am having difficulties getting some example code to 
>> accomplish that.
> I don't think the Queue module will help you with multi-processing, it 
> is useful for inter-thread communication within a single process.
> There are several Python packages that help with multi-processing; one 
> is here:
> http://www.parallelpython.com/
> and others are referenced in the Links section of the above site. Also
> http://www.python.org/pypi?%3Aaction=search&term=parallel&submit=search
> Kent

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