[zeromq-dev] Is UDP transport needed in ZeroMQ?

Daniel Krikun dkrikun0 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 28 13:00:38 CET 2013

One could argue that while zeromq vs plain tcp reduces complexity (api,
topology and more) greatly, zeromq vs plain udp is not that significant
because udp is already rather simple. It is nice, but does it outweighs the
I'm most concerned about availability: while zeromq does a great job, still
udp is available virtually on every possible platform/compiler, which is
On Dec 28, 2013 12:27 PM, "Arnaud Loonstra" <arnaud at sphaero.org> wrote:

> On 12/28/2013 11:15 AM, Daniel Krikun wrote:
> > I am currently using zeromq (with ZMQ_CONFLATE option sometimes), and I
> > am considering switching to udp. Almost always I do not need reliability
> > in my code, only the last data is relevant.
> > The question is, what is the value of using zmq with udp transport over
> > plain udp?
> A sane API? More topologies?
> Rg,
> Arnaud
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