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RDLM (Restful Distributed Lock Manager) is a lock manager over HTTP build on Tornado

Project description

What is it ?

RDLM (Restful Distributed Lock Manager) is a lock manager over HTTP built on Tornado.

Special features

  • RESTful interface
  • Timeout automatic management (to avoid stale locks)
  • Blocking wait for acquiring a lock (with customatizable timeout)
  • Very fast (in memory)
  • One unique single threaded process
  • Can deal with thousands of locks and simultaneous connections
  • Administrative password protected requests



pip install rdlm

- Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2 or 3.3
- Tornado >= 2.3

Starting the daemon --port=8888 --logging=debug

( --help for the full list of options)


The complete HTTP API is described in this specific document.

If you prefer a pure python API, you can also have a look at : this specific project.

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