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Concurrent execution during Ruby I/O

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fibur

DESCRIPTION:

Fibur is a gem that gives you full concurrency during your I/O calls in Ruby 1.9.

FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

  • So simple it can't fail

SYNOPSIS:

This example shows how to wrap a method call with a Fibur.

require 'benchmark'
require 'net/http'
require 'uri'
require 'fibur' # use the Fibur gem.

def network_read(uri)
  Net::HTTP.get_response uri
end

n = 100
uri = URI('http://google.com/')

Benchmark.bm(5) do |x|
  x.report('loop') { n.times { network_read(uri) } }
  x.report('fibur') {
    n.times.map {
      Fibur.new { network_read(uri) }
    }.map(&:join)
  }
end

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Only works on Ruby 1.9 or greater

INSTALL:

  • gem install fibur

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright © 2011-2013 Doc Patterson, Adequate Systems

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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