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Benefits of asyncio

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 9:05 PM, Burak Arslan <burak.arslan at arskom.com.tr> wrote:
> On 06/03/14 12:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> Write me a purely nonblocking
>> web site concept that can handle a million concurrent connections,
>> where each one requires one query against the database, and one in a
>> hundred of them require five queries which happen atomically.
> I don't see why that can't be done. Twisted has everyting I can think of
> except database bits (adb runs on threads), and I got txpostgres[1]
> running in production, it seems quite robust so far. what else are we
> missing?
> [1]: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/txpostgres

I never said it can't be done. My objection was to Marko's reiterated
statement that asynchronous coding is somehow massively cleaner than
threading; my argument is that threading is often significantly
cleaner than async, and that at worst, they're about the same (because
they're dealing with exactly the same problems).