[zeromq-dev] Open source data plant project

Benoit Chesneau bchesneau at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 17:52:14 CET 2011


On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 3:47 PM, Ian Barber <ian.barber at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Yeah, cfengine absolutely. Point being, there are good tools, and there
>> isn't necessarily going to be as much value in building a new one, where
>> there is a bigger gap for the rest of it. In terms of project work, I would
>> see using a 0MQ transport as part of any of those project as more something
>> to do with those projects than an explicit component of whaleshark.
>
> There are several aspects here. The most difficult for me is to
> accurately understand the problem before diving into solutions,
> existing or new. The second is to get 0MQ as the transport,
> systematically, for reasons of interoperability.
>
> So a lot of the initial work will be to make simple disposable designs
> that can be strawmen for real designs.
>
> -Pieter

Reading your doc, I'm was saying myself erlang would be appropriate
for the node. You already have the crash recovery pattern + it's
multiplatform. But i'm curious what could be other solutions.

- benoît



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