[zeromq-dev] Parallel sort

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Aug 3 00:17:48 CEST 2010


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 8:35 PM, Oliver Smith <oliver at kfs.org> wrote:

> Not infinite :) I think the issue is one of collection; step X creates N
> units of work that require processing and then resumption...

You can plug pipelines into themselves.

I'm wondering where you store the data while it's being sorted.  I'm
also wondering why you need to parallelize this.  Is the comparison
particularly expensive?

Before discussing solutions, could you explain more about the use case?

-Pieter


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