[zeromq-dev] zyre and hidden nodes?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Aug 7 14:52:13 CEST 2014


Bridging is easy enough for SHOUTs; much like a pub-sub proxy. It's
harder for group management and point-to-point WHISPERs, and will need
some kind of real mesh model, or other addressing confabulation. I
suspect bridging will demand changes to ZRE (v2 is still in draft so
that's fine).

On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Arnaud Loonstra <arnaud at sphaero.org> wrote:
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>> On 08/07/2014 10:00 AM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
>> > I wonder if someone already thought to have hidden nodes (lazily
>> > connected nodes)with zyre. It seems that currently zyre only handle
>> > connected nodes like in Erlang but it would be interresting to be able
>> > to join group or nodes only when needed so it can scale a lot more.
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>> > I wonder if some parts of the project RELEASE which plan to add it to
>> > Erlang could be ported:
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>> > http://www.erlang-factory.com/static/upload/media/1402581149349871chechinaeuc14.pdf
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>> > Any idea is welcome,
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>> > - benoit
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>> I'm not sure if I can follow you but in essence nodes are lazily
>> connected. If you do not let it join any group it will not do anything.
>> A node will have connections to all other nodes however. I'd rather be
>> interested in hierarchical grouping etc. Zyre just creates a mesh
>> topology of all nodes. It's on top of that you do your thing.
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>> Rg,
>>
>> Arnaud
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> I didn't realised it until now, was engineering all the stuff... Though
> having support for groups of group like suggest Pieter could also be  useful
> in such case . Will see how I can help on that.
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> - benoit
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