[zeromq-dev] Migrating IPC-based Pub/Sub System To ZMQ

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Aug 16 19:18:59 CEST 2010

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Santy, Michael
<Michael.Santy at dynetics.com> wrote:

> One thing that I didn't understand about your reply was the concept of
> PUSH/PULL sockets between the combiner and each processor.  I had planned to
> simply use PUB/SUB...

PUSH/PULL (aka DOWNSTREAM/UPSTREAM) will load-balance requests among
processors. They are designed precisely for this use case.

Pieter Hintjens
iMatix - www.imatix.com

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