[zeromq-dev] Messaging software evaluation, BoostASIO, ZeroMQ and OpenDDS.

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Thu Jun 24 21:37:21 CEST 2010

Hi Malcolm,

> We recently did an evaluation of messaging approaches.
> BoostASIO (sockets), ZeroMQ (lightweight framework) and OpenDDS (an
> implementation of the OMG DDS spec.)
> All are open source.
> We describe the results in a paper along with source code and some impressions
> on ease of use here: http://mnb.ociweb.com/mnb/MiddlewareNewsBrief-201004.html

Thanks for doing the benchmarks! (I've already posted the link to the list.)

> The results were not what you might expect.

Yes, 170us latency for transferring 1kB message via 0MQ looks like a 
pretty bad regression. It seems not to happen on Linux. We'll have to do 
some testing on Win platform in near future.


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