[zeromq-dev] Will socket multiplexing improve throughput?

john skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 7 15:00:17 CET 2012


On 07/02/2012, at 9:15 PM, Staffan Gimåker wrote:

>> 2) one pair for each thread w/o synchronization
>> How much better will 2) compare to 1)?Is it worth the complexity?
> 
> If ZeroMQ is the bottleneck, i.e. not the data source itself, then 2)
> will fare better, for two reasons:
> 
> * No synchronization.

It's not true there is no synchronisation, it just isn't explicit
in the user code.  You can't send data from one thread
to another by any means without some kind of barrier
to synchronise the caches.

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john skaller
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