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Module: parallel.client.map

Classes used in scattering and gathering sequences.

Scattering consists of partitioning a sequence and sending the various pieces to individual nodes in a cluster.


  • Brian Granger
  • MinRK

2 Classes

class IPython.parallel.client.map.Map

Bases: object

A class for partitioning a sequence using a map.

getPartition(seq, p, q, n=None)

Returns the pth partition of q partitions of seq.

The length can be specified as n, otherwise it is the value of len(seq)

class IPython.parallel.client.map.RoundRobinMap

Bases: IPython.parallel.client.map.Map

Partitions a sequence in a round robin fashion.

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1 Function


return whether an object is mappable or not.