[zeromq-dev] 0.6 Release Timing and Features?

Mark V mvyver at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 02:19:15 CEST 2009

Hi Martin,

On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at fastmq.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> No, it's not mentioned anywhere explicitly. Basically, project is in the
> stabilisation phase so the feature set will be the same as provided by
> current trunk.
> New features:
> - load balancing (mechanism to distribute CPU load to multiple parallel
> components)
> - data dams (mechanism to offload queue content to the hard disk in the
> periods of overload; you can offload hundreds of gigabytes, still, the
> feature is pretty fast when compared to storing data into a database)
> - OpenVMS port (includes C++ API, C API, Java API, Fortran API, COBOL
> API (?), performance tests and examples.
> - Support for Mono (as a complement to .NET support available in 0MQ/0.5)
> - Improved multicast performance (up to 700Mbit/second according to
> recent measurements).
> - Experimental attempt at centralised management (feature allowing to
> configure the whole distributed system from a single point)
> Estimated time to release is 2 weeks. However, this may change as quite
> a lot of testing & QA is needed for each release.
> All: Given the large amount of operating systems and languages
> supported, maintenance/QA is pretty time-consuming. If you can help
> assuring that 0MQ works OK on particular operating system and/or with
> particular programming language, you'll help would be highly
> appreciated. Additionally, it will allow us to focus more on adding new
> features instead of checking all the possible configurations all the
> time. If you are willing to help, let us know!

If it is not too late....
I could help - i686 openSUSE 11.0
I've seen the throughput and latency scripts you want run.
How do you want a 'particular programming language' tested?


> Thanks.
> Martin
> Chad Harrington wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for your hard work on 0MQ.  You have mentioned that you are hard
>> at work on the 0.6 release.  Can you tell us what the projected release
>> date and feature set will be?  My apologies if this is already covered
>> somewhere on the site and I missed it.
>> Thank you,
>> Chad Harrington
>> CEO
>> DataScaler, Inc.
>> charrington at datascaler.com <mailto:charrington at datascaler.com>
>> 201A Ravendale Dr.
>> Mountain View, CA  94043
>> Phone: 650-515-3437
>> Fax: 650-887-1544
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