[zeromq-dev] Send files

john skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Feb 19 14:11:14 CET 2012

On 20/02/2012, at 12:04 AM, Marco Trapanese wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a LAN with one server (ROUTER) and 25 clients (DEALER) that 
> exchange small bit of data asynchronously.
> Sometimes the server needs to send to *all* clients about 20 files of 
> some MBytes each one.
> Do you recommend to use 0MQ even for this purpose?

Why not? 0MQ will transfer them efficiently. 

It will not provide the ability to handle broken connections as smoothly 
as some other protocols which can restart transfers in the middle,
but if you're on a wired LAN  rather than a less reliable public
internet connection it should be fine .. IMHO of course.

john skaller
skaller at users.sourceforge.net

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