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From: Christophe TROESTLER <Christophe.Troestler@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Regarding SMP computing
On Tue, 26 Sep 2006, "Markus Mottl" <markus.mottl@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> [...] We have some applications that would greatly benefit from this
> feature, too: they require an enormous amount of static background
> knowledge, and have to use it for small jobs which can be easily
> distributed.  We have multi-core, multi-processor machines, and
> would be able to greatly speed up our compute jobs if we could put
> these large OCaml-values into a shared-memory region.  It would save
> us both a hell lot of memory (probably in the range of GBs per
> machine for some jobs), and also make the GC work less hard marking
> data that is not going to be reclaimed anyway.

Just on the top of my head, how about to use memcached
<http://www.danga.com/memcached/> for this (with Marshal'ing) ?

Just a thought,
ChriS