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Used in MongoDB and Hadoop for true Cluster Computing.

Parallel.js: Parallel computing with Javascript. Async. Node.js Async Tutorial - Justin Klemm. I’ve been doing a lot of backend development in Node.js recently.

Node.js Async Tutorial - Justin Klemm

Node.js runs on a single threaded event loop and leverages asynchronous calls for doing various things, like I/O operations. While other languages will send a database query and wait there for the result to come back, Node.js will not. When you send a database query, Node.js will continue executing the code that comes after it, then jump back when the result is available. Node-parallel. Parallel provide a simple way for management of parrallel async/sync call Parallel provide a simple but powerful way for management of parallel async call.


Normally we use async or promise for parallel async control. They can resolve every kind of async control problem we get, but the problem is they've done too much and it's neither easy to remember the complicated APIs nor refactoring the code. Consider chemzqm/serial if you want to control serial callbacks, they have almost the same API. Installation Via npm: Grunt-multicore. Divide Grunt tasks evenly across multiple cores Divide Grunt tasks to run across multiple cores This is particularly helpful for Grunt users who auto-generate their task targets using a static configuration generation module.


If one is using, for example, Assemble, and they are configuring a task for each individual page, and if they have a site of sufficient size, and one doesn't care the order in which those task targets are called, with grunt-multicore they can split hundreds or thousands of auto-generated Assemble tasks over several cores, as illustrated in the screenshot below: Rationale. MongoDB Blog. By Mike O’Brien, MongoDB Kernel Tools Lead and maintainer of Mongo-Hadoop, the Hadoop Adapter for MongoDB Hadoop is a powerful, JVM-based platform for running Map/Reduce jobs on clusters of many machines, and it excels at doing analytics and processing tasks on very large data sets.

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Since MongoDB excels at storing large operational data sets for applications, it makes sense to explore using these together - MongoDB for storage and querying, and Hadoop for batch processing. The MongoDB Connector for Hadoop We recently released the 1.1 release of the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop. The MongoDB Connector for Hadoop makes it easy to use Mongo databases, or MongoDB backup files in .bson format, as the input source or output destination for Hadoop Map/Reduce jobs. The MongoDB Connector for Hadoop also includes support for Pig and Hive, which allow very sophisticated MapReduce workflows to be executed just by writing very simple scripts.

How it Works How the Hadoop connector works. FAQ: Concurrency — MongoDB Manual 2.6.7. MongoDB allows multiple clients to read and write a single corpus of data using a locking system to ensure that all clients receive the same view of the data and to prevent multiple applications from modifying the exact same pieces of data at the same time.

FAQ: Concurrency — MongoDB Manual 2.6.7

Locks help guarantee that all writes to a single document occur either in full or not at all. What type of locking does MongoDB use? IJEIT1412201310_20.pdf. Paul Done's Technical Blog: How to speed up MongoDB Aggregation using Parallelisation. A little while ago, Antoine Girbal wrote a great blog post describing how to speed up a MonogDB MapReduce job by 20x.

Paul Done's Technical Blog: How to speed up MongoDB Aggregation using Parallelisation

Now that MongoDB version 2.6 is nearly upon us, and prompted by an idea from one of my very smart colleagues, John Page, I thought I'd investigate whether MongoDB Aggregation jobs can be sped up using a similar approach. Here, I will summarise the findings from my investigation. To re-cap, the original MapReduce tests looked for all the unique values in a collection, counting their occurrences. The following improvements were incrementally applied by Antoine against the 10 million documents in the collection: I expect that one of the reasons Antoine was focussing on MapReduce in MongoDB, was because MongoDB limited the output size of the faster Aggregation framework to 16 MB.

Re-running the optimised MapReduce I then ran Antoine's fully optimised MapReduce job, which completed in 32 seconds, versus 63 seconds on Antoine's host machine. Strawman:data_parallelism. This proposal describes a gentle extension to EcmaScript that will enable access to the parallelism found in modern processors.


The goal of this proposal is to enable data-parallelism in web applications. Browser applications and in particular EcmaScript often need to leverage all available computing resources to provide the best possible user experience. Today web applications do not take full advantage of ever increasing parallel client hardware due to the lack of appropriate programming models. This proposal puts the parallel computing power of client’s hardware into the hands of the web developer while staying within the safe and secure boundaries of the familiar EcmaScript programming paradigm. Home · IntelLabs/RiverTrail Wiki. Home · PureMVC/puremvc-js-multicore-framework Wiki. JXcore: The V8 engine supported multithreading programming language. With the V8 JIT compiler, Node.js can interpret scripts in JavaScript and is protocol-independent, can use HTTP to serve HTML pages or other protocols for other types of applications.

JXcore: The V8 engine supported multithreading programming language

Taking Advantage of Multi-Processor Environments in Node.js. Cluster Node.js v0.10.10 Manual. Stability: 2 - Unstable A single instance of Node runs in a single thread.

Cluster Node.js v0.10.10 Manual

To take advantage of multi-core systems the user will sometimes want to launch a cluster of Node processes to handle the load. The cluster module allows you to easily create child processes that all share server ports. var cluster = require('cluster');var http = require('http');var numCPUs = require('os').cpus().length; if (cluster.isMaster) { for (var i = 0; i < numCPUs; i++) { cluster.fork(); } cluster.on('exit', function(worker, code, signal) { console.log('worker ' + + ' died'); });} else { http.createServer(function(req, res) { res.writeHead(200); res.end("hello world\n"); }).listen(8000);} Running node will now share port 8000 between the workers: % NODE_DEBUG=cluster node server.js 23521,Master Worker 23524 online 23521,Master Worker 23526 online 23521,Master Worker 23523 online 23521,Master Worker 23528 online This feature was introduced recently, and may change in future versions.

Coder's Block Blog / Multi-Threaded JavaScript with Web Workers. Web workers let you write true multi-threaded JavaScript, meaning different bits of your code can be running at the same time.

Coder's Block Blog / Multi-Threaded JavaScript with Web Workers

Without web workers, all code runs on the UI thread. Even things that seem multi-threaded, like ajax callbacks, setTimeout and setInterval, are actually single threaded. They may be time delayed, but once they’re running, everything else has to wait its turn. Jquery - How to do Threading in Javascript. Multi-threading in JavaScript. Okay, before we begin, let me come clean and admit that the title of this article is a little sensationalist! JavaScript doesn’t really have multi-threading capabilities, and there’s nothing a JavaScript programmer can do to change that.

In all browsers – apart from Google Chrome – JavaScript runs in a single execution thread, and that’s just how it is. However, what we can do is simulate multi-threading, insofar that it gives rise to one of the benefits of a multi-threaded environment: it allows us to run extremely intensive code. This is code which would otherwise freeze-up the browser and generate one of those “unresponsive script” warnings in Firefox.

Time Waits for No One It all hinges on the use of asynchronous timers. Effectively, a piece of code inside a for iterator is asking the interpreter to do everything straight away: “run this code n times as fast as possible.” How Intense is “Too Intense”? Multithread.js. In-browser multithreading made easy. Run any business logic you like without interrupting the user experience. Multithread is a simple wrapper that eliminates the hassle of dealing with Web Workers and transferrable objects. 5.5 Event-driven Concurrency. We have already got to know the concept of event-driven architectures in chapter 4. Although event-driven programming does not represent a distinct concurrency model per se, the concepts of event loops and event handlers and their implementations have strong implications on concurrent programming.

Events and event handlers are often confused with messages and actors, so it is important to point out that both concepts yield similar implementation artifacts. However, they do not have the exactly same conceptual idea in common. Task.js: Beautiful Concurrency for JavaScript. Io.js - JavaScript I/O. Coordinating parallel execution in node.js.