[zeromq-dev] notify pattern

Charles Remes lists at chuckremes.com
Mon Sep 9 16:15:14 CEST 2013

I usually recommend the majordomo pattern for work of this nature. It isn't a perfect fit, but you could modify the "broker" piece pretty easily to keep track of tasks and reissue them after a timeout. It's a good foundation to start from.


On Sep 9, 2013, at 8:16 AM, R <ryan.deemer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> I am new to zmq and was implementing the "basic reliable queuing" pattern to distribute work across multiple workers. The workers are intended to do a task that could take several minutes once kicked off. 
> I wanted to maintain a list of tasks and workers in the queue so that if a worker has crashed/is unresponsive for an hour(or so) I can send the task to another worker. I will have the worker notify the queue once a task is complete so that the task is taken out of the queue. 
> Is there a better pattern to do this. 
> Thanks a lot.
> R
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