[Stackless] Google Application Engine Thread on Stackless

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Sat Mar 28 01:27:42 CET 2009

On 3/26/09 8:29 PM, Rana Biswas wrote:
>     In the world of WS-BPEL, a transaction can take *days* or *weeks* to
>     occur (imagine in reality, a product is back-ordered or you are
>     waiting for M out of N vendors to respond). For the moment, let us
>     put aside issue of what sort of underlying protocol is used. In
>     these situations, you would want, after a certain amount of time, to
>     pickle the tasklets that constitute the process and free up memory.
>     When the message comes back in, depickle the tasklets and they will
>     resume where they left off.
> Won't saving the data in a database be a better idea in this scenario.

I don't get it:
What exactly makes you ask this question?
How do you get the idea that a database might be of any help?

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