[zeromq-dev] 0MQ/2.0-alpha3 available

Martin Sustrik sustrik at fastmq.com
Tue Sep 29 11:15:14 CEST 2009


Aamir M wrote:
> Sorry, it just occurred to me that the current ZMQ_REQ load-balancer is 
> indeed useful in the case where there are many requesting applications 
> doing one-off synchronous RPC calls that need to be load-balanced. This 
> is different from the use case I'm thinking of, which is a small number 
> of requesting applications sending a huge number of requests that need 
> to all be simultaneously load-balanced. So the problem I have still 
> remains but I can see why the 2.0 API works this way.

Yes, ZMQ_REQ/ZMQ_REP are designed to work well for common SOA-style 
messaging. However, that's not your use case.

Martin



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