Re: [Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-13 Thread Dieter Maurer
Andreas Jung wrote at 2006-1-10 06:59 +0100: ... A single Python process also a multi-threaded Python application can never run on multiple CPUs. This means as long as it continues executing Python code. However, Python often calls non Python code (e.g. C or C++ implemented extensions) and it

Re: [Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-11 Thread Jonathan Cyr
Just reading along... At the OS view, would dual cores balance the Linux overhead on one CPU and python/zope on the other, based on resources required. In other words, would the second core allow python to go faster, not having to deal with the various OS and distro tools (apache, squid,

Re: [Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-10 Thread Jeff Donsbach
On 1/10/06, Andreas Jung [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A single Python process also a multi-threaded Python application can never run on multiple CPUs. I believe that is an overly broad statement, not necessarily true in all cases. It really depends on the operating system's thread library that

Re: [Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-10 Thread Alec Mitchell
On 1/9/06, Andreas Jung [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --On 9. Januar 2006 21:38:15 -0800 David H [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, Im just wondering what the wisdom is about Zope performance and various CPU types. I'm running Zope on Linux (Ubuntu). I notice that Dell is selling a

[Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-09 Thread David H
Hi list, Im just wondering what the wisdom is about Zope performance and various CPU types. I'm running Zope on Linux (Ubuntu). I notice that Dell is selling a dual-core Pentium unit. But I have no idea if something like dual core is advantegous to Zope, python execution or one's

Re: [Zope] CPU architecture and Zope

2006-01-09 Thread Andreas Jung
--On 9. Januar 2006 21:38:15 -0800 David H [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, Im just wondering what the wisdom is about Zope performance and various CPU types. I'm running Zope on Linux (Ubuntu). I notice that Dell is selling a dual-core Pentium unit. But I have no idea if something like