Quick Python vs C insight

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Python is beautiful and its acyncio is an excellent accelerator for IO intensive tasks. When you do web applications it is mostly the case you should be happy with, but not all issues are as such. When you have to get into massive calculations, it is important to know how to divide the job and get it done by more than one of available cores at once, in parallel. Your laptop has probably 8 of them. Maybe more.

I have recently faced such a challenge, so that was excellent time for parallelism reminiscence and a quick research for managing with it nowadays. And because I was not satisfied with the speed up results delivered by Python, the language of my choice, I’ve made up my mind to recall what was C, as well. Yeah, yeah, a little bit more than 25 years ago I would say that C was beautiful. …

Robert Ganowski

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