[zeromq-dev] zmq fundamental clarification

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri Jan 25 14:38:31 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 2:13 PM, Joachim Worringen
<joachim.worringen at iathh.de> wrote:

> But 1. is a general concern also for request/reply patterns, and this is
> also where 3. matters (which is not relevant to multicast anyway...).

Right, though from my unscientific experience, round-trip costs for
request-reply are many orders of magnitude higher than the extra
latency of asynchronous sending.

Also, TCP won't inform you of certain types of disconnection, so one
needs to build some kind of heartbeating in any case.


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