[zeromq-dev] More asynchronous broker

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Dec 4 12:59:41 CET 2014

We're working on a broker, Malamute,
https://github.com/Malamute/malamute-core, which may give you some
design ideas. It's not doing the kind of async service request/reply
you describe yet, but will.

Another option is the zeromq/Majordomo broker, which does already
provide async request/reply.

On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Kenneth Adam Miller
<kennethadammiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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