[Twisted-Python] Case for an Async MySQL Driver?

Christopher Armstrong radeex at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 18:02:16 EDT 2004

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 16:05:13 +0100, Seun Osewa <naijasms at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm new to Twisted, and I was just thinking about how, while
> 'twisted.enterprise.adbapi' is is a really neat idea, it's sort of a
> stop-gap solution pending the time async database drivers can be
> integrated into Twisted.  It's not 'right' to have 1 python thread and
> 1 mysql server thread/process for each connection.
> How about an event-driven MySQL protocol implementation that fits into
> the Twisted Framework? (I came accross a MySQL protocol specification
> online once but I think I've lost it). If this sounds sensible, I'll
> be interested with helping out with implementation but I won't be able
> to do actual coding for some time.

It sounds like a fine idea, and several people have attempted doing
native async protocol implementations for database systems in the
past, but nobody's finished and/or maintained them.

So, patches accepted. ;-)

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