[zeromq-dev] ZMTP 3.1 and NORM transport

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Nov 24 22:51:26 CET 2015

libzmq master implements heartbeating, you can test that it works as you need.

NORM is also part of ZeroMQ since March 2014.


On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 10:00 PM, Alexander Rössler
<mail at roessler.systems> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working a middleware project and found that ZeroMQ is missing some
> features
> to be perfect fit for the application. Namely heart-beating to discover
> lost connections
> and outdated data and some sort of unreliable transport for things like
> video streaming
> or RT communication.
> Some deeper research on this topic brought me to resources about two new
> features in ZeroMQ:
> First ZMTP 3.1 seems to support heartbeating on the transport layer.
> This would be great for my
> middleware project since I could neglect implementing it on the
> middleware level:
> http://rfc.zeromq.org/spec:37/ZMTP
> Furthermore, I discovered the NORM transport which seems to be a
> suitable transport for things like
> video streaming since it supports an "unreliable" mode without per
> packet feedback.
> http://zeromq.org/topics:norm-protocol-transport
> So my question: In which version of ZeroMQ will these features be
> available? Furthermore, if not
> available yet which time-frame are we talking about until these features
> will make into the stable
> branch?
> Thanks,
> Alexander
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