[Web-SIG] Nodejs cluster

est electronixtar at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 09:38:54 CET 2014

> sharing structures and data between nodes comes first

Must agree with this. How many people out there use Redis as de facto
semaphores and event synchronizing mechanism? (Think of Resque and all its
glorious spin-offs)

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 2:31 PM, Roberto De Ioris <roberto at unbit.it> wrote:

> >> nodejs cluster looks no more than a simple master + workers
> > model
> >
> > Yes, NodeJS cluster is simple, But IMHO it's the gravity which unifies
> the
> > Nodejs ecosystem. While in Python world we only have WSGI and everyone
> > else
> > has its own cluster model. (Please correct me if I am wrong!)
> Completely agree with the "unified gravity" (even if it is not necessarily
> a good thing), completely disagree with the "cluster model". It is a
> standard way available in all languages, and projects like apache uses it
> by ages (and it is described in all of the ancient UNIX books out-there).
> They did not invent it, and they did not solved anything that was not
> solved 30 years ago :) Node is successfull because all of its third party
> modules obey to its non-blocking way. This does not happen with Python
> (and perl and ruby and ...) because they all born in a process/thread age.
> Maybe something will change with asyncio, but i am pretty sure it will be
> a really looooong (and hard) way. A way that not all of the people want to
> follow (personally i do not like callback-based programming and i do not
> think i will change idea too soon ;)
> >
> > What I propose is officially Python endorsed cluster standard. Am I over
> > thinking this? Or the status quo is good enough for everyone else?
> >
> personally i think you are giving to this "little" thing too much
> attention, the problems with clustering are at another level (sharing
> structures and data between nodes comes first), and most of them still do
> not have a solid solution
> --
> Roberto De Ioris
> http://unbit.it
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