Archive for October, 2011
User level threads is created for light weight threads. It needs to be controlled, context switched and swapped by the process. To the Operating System it is only one process without any threads. Here is one implementation of it:
One of the issue I faced while developing a website in Django was I always had a script which collects or data which is to be in the cron. But Django usually needs a lot of configurations and settings for the environment to run. So after some searches I got that django has an undocumented API of settings which we would use of the same. So here is a file which you could include for any file you would like to run as cron and this file would do the rest.
This is not my code alone. It was the group effort of Vivek Ram, Cijo George, Sandeep Unni and mine during our epic preparation for Yahoo!. I am just putting it open for others who would be looking for this information. Read the rest of this entry »