PyCon 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio

Saturday 4:30 p.m.–5 p.m. in Grand Ballroom C

Things I Wish They Told Me About The Multiprocessing Module in Python 3

Pamela McANulty


If you haven't tried multiprocessing or you are trying to move beyond ``, you will likely find that using Python's `multiprocessing` module can get quite intricate and convoluted. This talk focuses on a few techniques (starting, shutting down, data flow, blocking, etc) that will maximize `multiprocessing`’s efficiency, while also helping you through the complex issues related to coordinating startup and _especially_ shutdown of your multiprocess app.