[zeromq-dev] Data Problem

john skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Jan 15 20:35:00 CET 2012

On 16/01/2012, at 6:04 AM, Steven McCoy wrote:

> On 15 January 2012 10:32, Chuck Remes <cremes.devlist at mac.com> wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2012, at 8:35 AM, asif saeed wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Can someone give me recommendations on handling big data using ZeroMQ? How do you solve the Big Data problem using ZeroMQ?
> Please define what you mean by "big data" so that we can answer your question.
> "Big data" is reasonably defined:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_data
> I would answer the question as:  0mq doesn't solve the "Big data" problem, it makes solving the "Big data" problem easier and faster as it provides a very fast transport with a low learning curve.

Actually I might point to the thread affinity socket option type uint64_t as an issue here.
64 threads is not many by todays standards. Heck, cheap desktops have 4 cores in them
already, Sun has made boxes with 64 CPU's for some time..

john skaller
skaller at users.sourceforge.net

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