[zeromq-dev] 0MQ to the rescue

Matt Weinstein matt_weinstein at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 10 20:23:29 CEST 2010

XREQ/XREP are used if your requester or servicer needs to wait for a  
response or request, i.e. if you're in a threaded model.

If you're in an asynchronous model, you're going to be doing all the  
housekeeping yourself and anything will work as long as it transports  

On Aug 10, 2010, at 1:33 PM, gonzalo diethelm wrote:

>>>> COBOL on AIX... <eyes glaze over, PTSD kicks in>...
>>> Oops. Sorry about that; I am stuck with this POS.
>> Oh, not that, just that in the 80's I must have written half a  
>> million
>> lines of Cobol.
> Poor you.
>> So you want a reliable pipeline.  What are your reasons for not using
>> xreq/xrep and adding retry on top of that?
> What would I gain from xreq/xrep, that could not be done with push/ 
> pull?
> Mind you, I have not yet used xreq/xrep, so my question is out of  
> sheer
> ignorance.
> Would I still be able to (eventually) have many processors and a
> streamer to do load balancing?
> -- 
> Gonzalo Diethelm
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