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A distributed semaphore and mutex built on Redis.

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A distributed semaphore and mutex built on Redis.


To install redis-semaphore, simply:

pip install redis-semaphore

Or alternatively, you can download the repository and install manually by doing:

git clone
cd redis-semaphore
python install


from redis import Redis
from redis_semaphore import Semaphore
from threading import Thread
import urllib2
import time

semaphore = Semaphore(Redis(), count=2, namespace='example')

def task(i):
    url = ''
    with semaphore:
        print('id: {} => {}'.format(i, urllib2.urlopen(url).code))

def main():
    threads = list()
    for i in range(5):
        threads.append(Thread(target=task, args=(i,)))
    for th in threads:
    for th in threads:

if __name__ == '__main__':

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