[zeromq-dev] Epoll for IPC

Manish Jain manish at quora.com
Mon Jul 22 22:42:45 CEST 2013

I was curious what does ZMQ use for inter process communication (poll /

I wanted to switch to Linux epoll considering its designed for this, and
can scale well when you throw many connections to it. The socket that I'm
using w/ ZMQ right now is TCP, but I could switch it to IPC; if that'd
enable epoll.

Also, what sort of overhead does ZMQ add to poll/epoll interface?

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