[Twisted-web] database best practices

Vincent Bernat bernat at luffy.cx
Tue Nov 25 04:18:48 EST 2008

On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:28:21 -0500, "Martin Bright"
<Martin.Bright at casero.com> wrote:

> What is the best way to implement synchronous DB access in a twisted
> application?  I've read about defer.deferredGenerator, and various
> about how it's a stupid idea to even attempt this. Do I have restructure
> code such that everything that depends on results from a database query
> in a callback to a deferred object?

You can use runInteraction(). This will execute your DB query in a separate
thread and in a transaction.

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