[zeromq-dev] Multicore Magic

Pieter Hintjens pieterh at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 21:13:22 CEST 2010


On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> wrote:

> 1. Control events still have to be transferred via some IPC mechanism
> even if message payload is stored in shmem. So there's no way to improve
> latency to the level of inproc transport.

Sorry if my questions are utterly ignorant :-)

> 2. Allocating shmem is not free. Allocating shmem buffer for each
> message would turn to performance bottleneck.

Wouldn't happen like that, rather allocate fixed shmem buffers that
are reused for smaller messages.  And use signals to indicate new
data... no?

-Pieter



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