[SciPy-user] threading

Anne Archibald peridot.faceted@gmail....
Thu Mar 20 12:10:59 CDT 2008


On 20/03/2008, Justus Schwabedal <justus.schwabedal@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi List!
>  I'm looking for a way to distribute jobs among my 4 processors using
>  threading, however top doesn't show me processor activity of 400
>  procent but something around 150%. Any suggestions? Fork, pthreads? I
>  feel threading is magic; maybe there is a good scientific computing
>  tutorial efficient threading.
>  Yours, Justus

This is actually a common question on the list. There is (now) a short
document on the wiki that talks briefly about some of the issues, and
some of the solutions:

http://www.scipy.org/ParallelProgramming

Anne


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