Harness the power of multiple computers using Python through this fast-paced informative guide
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
This book is for Python developers who have developed Python programs for data processing and now want to learn how to write fast, efficient programs that perform CPU-intensive data processing tasks.
What You Will Learn
CPU-intensive data processing tasks have become crucial considering the complexity of the various big data applications that are used today. Reducing the CPU utilization per process is very important to improve the overall speed of applications.
This book will teach you how to perform parallel execution of computations by distributing them across multiple processors in a single machine, thus improving the overall performance of a big data processing task. We will cover synchronous and asynchronous models, shared memory and file systems, communication between various processes, synchronization, and more.
Style and Approach
This example based, step-by-step guide will show you how to make the best of your hardware configuration using Python for distributing applications.
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