You have decided to write an asynchronous Python socket server application. The server will not block in processing a client request. So the server needs a mechanism to deal with each client independently.
Python 2.7 version's
SocketServer class comes with two utility classes:
ForkingMixin class will spawn a new process for each client request. This class is discussed in this section. The
ThreadingMixIn class will be discussed in the next section. For more information, you can refer to the Python documentation at http://docs.python.org/2/library/socketserver.html.
Let us rewrite our echo server, previously described in Chapter 1, Sockets, IPv4, ...