[zeromq-dev] Multicast option available for windows

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Jan 27 09:45:48 CET 2011

Hi Biju,

It's fairly tricky to get multicast working on Windows due to build
issues. We have a commercial package in beta that does this (0MQ +
OpenPGM) which you can evaluate for your project.  Drop me a line if
you want to try this, and we'll set it up.

Pieter Hintjens

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 9:29 AM, Biju Chandran
<chandran.biju007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>     I want to develop an application for Windows in VC++ following the
> PUB-SUB pattern. Basically the publisher will listen to the stock exchange
> feed and do some aggregation and publish every tick. The Subscriber will
> read the tick data and store it in a binary flat file.
> Now one of the major requirement is to multicast in the local network or
> using a forwarder.
> But i am not very sure about the options available. I read about pgm and
> epgm but there is some uncertainity of its availibility for Windows.
> Multicast is the most critical feature and the technology decision solely
> depends on that.
> Please kindly throw some light as to how to go about with it.
> Regards
> Biju
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