[Twisted-Python] Scaling problem

Nathan Seven scosol at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 4 19:21:46 EST 2003

--- Itamar Shtull-Trauring <itamar at itamarst.org>
> What does this expensive function do? If it's
> standalone, involves heavy
> computation, or blocking resources, running it in a
> thread pool should
> allow you to improve latency. In cases where it goes
> into C code, it
> should also improve performance as it should release
> the GIL when doing
> that.

Am I severely confused here?
The entire point of Twisted (to me anyway) seems to be
to  provide non-blocking interfaces to long-running
and/or blocking resources.

I thought that was the whole point of it being


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