July 9 2014: Parallel Processing in Python

Weaving Your Fate


July 9, 2014

11:30 a.m.



We’ll be talking about some of the ways you can do parallel processing in Python. We’ll cover the threading package, the multiprocessing package, and directly interacting with the lower level system methods like os.fork and os.exec. You’ll walk away knowing what the heck GIL stands for, and some ways to do parallel processing in Python. Assuming you can thwart your destiny and throw off the shackles of single-threaded applications.


Alex Ward



Alex Ward
Alex is a web developer in Oklahoma City working on a wide range of projects. He specializes in the full LAMP stack and is proficient in Python, Ruby, Java (Android), ActionScript 3 and C. He has worked on a wide variety of projects including Wizards of the Coast Community site, THQ, SoundManager, XMPP chat systems, Drupal 6 and 7 installs, MediaWiki installs and other web technologies. Presently he works for Acquia as a Migration Consultant.


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