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Multiprocessing on a remote host


On 2018-03-21 09:27:37 -0400, Larry Martell wrote:
> Yeah, I saw that and I wasn't trying to reinvent the wheel. On this
> page https://docs.python.org/2/library/multiprocessing.html it says
> this:
> 
> The multiprocessing package offers both local and remote concurrency,
> effectively side-stepping the Global Interpreter Lock by using
> subprocesses instead of threads. Due to this, the multiprocessing
> module allows the programmer to fully leverage multiple processors on
> a given machine.
> 
> I took 'remote concurrency' to mean I could use it run a process on
> another host.

Yes.

> But I don't see how to do that, and I was asking if it was possible or
> am I misinterpreting the docs.

It is described on the same page, a little bit farther down:
https://docs.python.org/2/library/multiprocessing.html#using-a-remote-manager

        hp

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