[zeromq-dev] dealer responsibility with the DEALER->REP pattern

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Apr 30 07:36:28 CEST 2012

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 3:41 AM, Michel Pelletier
<pelletier.michel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Setting a HWM to 1 is, to me, an anti-pattern.  It specifically makes
> you have to think about these very issues you bring up, and it negates
> the ability for the message paths to naturally surge and and ebb as
> load varies.

It won't work accurately in any case, since there are other network queues.

It does sound like you want an LRU queue, or perhaps a more generic
type of credit-based flow control[1].


[1] http://unprotocols.org/blog:15

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