[zeromq-dev] thoughts on pub-sub messaging and "reliability"

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sat Oct 18 11:23:43 CEST 2014

On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Ben Kloosterman <bklooste at gmail.com> wrote:

> 100% guaranteed delivery is a myth .. pull the cable out and don't put it
> back. QED

"Cable failure detected. Sending T-800 back in time to stop cable removal."

> In most cases attempts at guaranteed delivery create more bugs and problems
> then "non guaranteed" delivery.

Absolutely true, and the worst case of this IMO is clustering for reliability.


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