[zeromq-dev] Inproc socket vs traditional queue/event

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Apr 26 05:20:07 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:02 PM,  <Jonathan.Meran at schneider-electric.com> wrote:

> Has anyone ran any performance tests comparing a ZeroMQ inproc socket for
> asynchronous communications between threads vs a traditional approach with a
> queue and OS event to wake up blocked subscribers to that queue? I am
> evaluating using ZeroMQ for machine<->machine communication but am also
> curious to use it for communications within the same process. I will be
> running some comparisons myself but thought I’d shoot out this question
> anyway to see how others have compared the two.

You should do the comparison and publish test cases and results. It'll
be interesting.


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