[zeromq-dev] Scalability of inproc/PAIR sockets

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Fri Jul 1 22:47:55 CEST 2011

On Jul 1, 2011, at 3:34 PM, Tom Wilberding wrote:

> I am interested in using ZMQ together with a lightweight thread/fiber
> library to build an actor model library. My target application would
> have upwards of 10,000 actors (only a handful would be actively
> processing at any one instant in time).
> What are people's opinions on how well inproc/PAIR sockets would scale
> to upwards of 10,000 instances within a single process?

I know it would work fine. I have a distributed app that creates over 10k sockets and connects to a device using the inproc transport. Works great.


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