[zeromq-dev] bidirectionnal rpc

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu May 12 16:19:09 CEST 2016


Use router-dealer or the new client-server sockets.

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 1:21 PM, jean rouquet <outrunner at live.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> for a simulation project I have a classic Client Server model like, but the
> server should also be able to retrieve informations from client. The number
> of clients is static.
>
> At first I thought about using Router / Dealer pattern for rpc in both
> directions, but this will add development complexity because I have to track
> on server side wether received message is a rpc request or a rpc response
> (rpcs are bidirectional).
>
> To simplify the development, I think about using the Req / Rep pattern for
> unidirectional rpc from client to server, and a per client Req / Rep pattern
> for rpcs in the other direction (server to client)
> Is this a good approach? any suggestions or remarks?
>
>
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