[zeromq-dev] More asynchronous broker

Kenneth Adam Miller kennethadammiller at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 11:17:36 CET 2014

Hello? Can anybody help on this? Is there an alternative design that would
provide the same end somehow?

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 6:04 PM, Kenneth Adam Miller <
kennethadammiller at gmail.com> wrote:

> After reading through the manual about the load balancing broker, I
> thought that it would be great to implement in my own code. So I did,
> adding some additional touches to make it more responsive. One performance
> enhancement I was looking to add was the ability to dispatch to multiple
> long-running work jobs concurrently. I think I'm right about this, I could
> be wrong though, so consider the following with respect to just the
> lbbroker code that's in the manual:
> Two workers (clients) simultaneously request work, each with long running
> jobs given to them (by a manager, or manager). In the current code, It's
> good because it's not round-robin-ing the work to different recipients,
> it's selecting FCFS. But there's also a problem in that a reply is first
> needed from the first worker who gets through before work can be dispensed
> to the second worker.
> Basically, I want to dole worker out as fast as there are workers ready to
> receive it, FCFS style and concurrently as well.
> How can I most easily go about achieving this? Preferably by modifying my
> current lbbroker implementation, which isn't too different from lbbroker in
> the manual. If you could, please suggest changes to lbbroker
> Thanks in advance.
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