[Openstack] Queue Service Implementation Thoughts

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Tue Mar 8 09:09:23 UTC 2011

Eric Day wrote:
> If we hit performance issues with this type of application, we'll
> probably hit them around the same time with both Erlang and Python
> (then we'll look to C/C++). Since most OpenStack developers are a lot
> more comfortable with Python, I suggest we make the switch. Please
> response with thoughts on this. I'll add a sqlite backend to the
> Python prototype and run some performance tests against that to see
> if any red flags come up.

Looking at it (again) from a developer community perspective: with
Python we already know we have the community to support it, while with
Erlang and C++ it's an unknown. +1 for consistency, +1 for the switch.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)
Release Manager, OpenStack

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