[zeromq-dev] striking difference in performance among ZeroMQ bindings.

crocket crockabiscuit at gmail.com
Fri May 3 06:45:38 CEST 2013


I tested jzmq again, and it performs almost at the same level as JeroMQ.


On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 1:38 PM, crocket <crockabiscuit at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a DEALER that sends messages and receives identical messages in a
> batch.
>
> There is the ROUTER that just sends back what it receives to the sender.
>
> I tested JeroMQ, labview-zmq, jzmq, and PyZMQ.
>
> The test source code is at https://github.com/crocket/ZeroMQThroughputTest
>
> To summarize the test results on a windows xp sp3 32bit system with 3GB
> RAM,
> for messages of 10 bytes, JeroMQ >> jzmq >>> PyZMQ >>> labview-zmq
> for messages of 1 kilobytes, JeroMQ = jzmq = PyZMQ >>> labview-zmq
> for messages of 10 kilobytes, JeroMQ = jzmq = PyZMQ = labview-zmq
>
> Below are the test results.
>
> Why is labview-zmq so slow when sending small messages?
> It's just a wrapper around libzmq like jzmq and PyZMQ.
>
> 1) JeroMQ
>
> It took 1.59 seconds to process 600000 messages of size 10 Byte(s) in a
> batch
> 376411.54 messages/second
>
> It took 35.81 seconds to process 600000 messages of size 1.0 KiloByte(s)
> in a batch
> 16754.16 messages/second
>
> It took 304.89 seconds to process 600000 messages of size 10.0 KiloByte(s)
> in a batch
> 1967.92 messages/second
>
> 2) jzmq
>
> It took 4.63 seconds to process 600000 messages of size 10 Byte(s) in a
> batch
> 129729.73 messages/second
>
> It took 34.30 seconds to process 600000 messages of size 1.0 KiloByte(s)
> in a batch
> 17494.75 messages/second
>
> It took 48.36 seconds to process 100000 messages of size 10.0 KiloByte(s)
> in a batch
> 2067.82 messages/second
> (If I try to send 600,000 messages of 10 kilobytes in a batch, it says
> "not enough space".)
>
> 3) PyZMQ
>
> It took 6.51 seconds to process 150000 messages of size 10Byte(s) in a
> batch
> 23021.58  messages/second
>
> It took 8.78 seconds to process 150000 messages of size 1.0Kilobyte(s) in
> a batch
> 17081.85  messages/second
>
> It took 73.78 seconds to process 150000 messages of size 10.0Kilobyte(s)
> in a batch
> 2033.03  messages/second
>
> 4) labview-zmq
>
> It took 11.79 seconds to process 40000 messages of size 10Byte(s) in a
> batch
> 3390.73  messages/second
>
> It took 13.70 seconds to process 40000 messages of size 1.0Kilobyte(s) in
> a batch
> 2919.04  messages/second
>
> It took 20.67 seconds to process 40000 messages of size 10.0Kilobyte(s) in
> a batch
> 1935  messages/second
>
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