[zeromq-dev] Gossip discovery in CZMQ

Arnaud Loonstra arnaud at sphaero.org
Mon Jun 2 09:23:20 CEST 2014

On 06/01/2014 02:15 PM, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> Hi all,
> For Zyre (and zbroker), I'm adding a gossip discovery service into
> CZMQ. I've posted the API outline:
> https://github.com/hintjens/czmq/commit/6081970ba7ac434e9d899bc81b7495a36a17b38c
> The goal is to build clusters (like Zyre) using gossip discovery
> instead of (or alongside) UDP beaconing.
> If anyone has already written such protocols, I'm happy to learn from
> your experience. Otherwise I'll build a simple gossip protocol from
> scratch. It has to work across all connected transports.
> Cheers
> Pieter
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What do you mean with a gossip protocol. Are you suggesting a protocol 
like OSPF in which nodes exchange what they know?


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