[Twisted-Python] Twisted in a multicore environment

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Jul 10 12:03:38 EDT 2012

On 03:14 pm, augustocaringi at gmail.com wrote:
>    I'm researching the best way to implement/use a Twisted-based
>server in a multicore environment...
>    There is the Ampoule project, that I realize is considered the
>best way to do that. Right?

It's a way.  "Best" depends on the details and goals of the project.

Here's a stackoverflow question/answer on basically the same topic.  In 
particular, it specifically answers the question of a listening port 
shared between multiple processes and gives examples of how to do this:


>    I'm also reading about the internals of Nginx HTTP server. This
>server utilizes the same reactor pattern of Twisted (epoll based)...
>    "What resulted is a modular, event-driven, asynchronous,
>single-threaded, non-blocking architecture which became the foundation
>of nginx code." http://www.aosabook.org/en/nginx.html
>    But to maximize the use of processors in a multicore environment,
>Nginx do this:
>    "nginx doesn't spawn a process or thread for every connection.
>Instead, worker processes accept new requests from a shared "listen"
>socket and execute a highly efficient run-loop inside each worker to
>process thousands of connections per worker"
>    My question: There is something similar in Twisted? Or do you
>think that is easy to implement something like that?
>    Thanks!
>Augusto Mecking Caringi
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