[zeromq-dev] architecture performance issues

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri May 20 12:22:00 CEST 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Andrew Hume <andrew at research.att.com> wrote:

> i think its just the sheer volume.
> the work done per message is pretty minimal:
> it basically checks a header field to see if it should be dropped
> and then (if not) simply resend.
> its not a problem exactly now; they run at an average of 30% cpu.
> but i am only running on 10% of the full scale input.

Right. You need to eliminate the forwarders, it would seem. 30% CPU
seems high, though you're not telling us your message volumes :-) Are
you working in C/C++?


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