[erlang-questions] gen_server durable queue

Andrew Berman <>
Tue Jun 26 19:30:41 CEST 2012


Actually, found two articles relating to the difference:

   1. http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2011/06/30/zeromq-erlang/
   2.
   http://jlouisramblings.blogspot.com/2011/10/one-major-difference-zeromq-and-erlang.html

The way I see it, if you're using Erlang, there's no point to using 0MQ.
 It really provides the same features, just differently.  I feel like 0MQ
would be great for a language that doesn't provide what Erlang does
natively.

--Andrew

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Alex Shneyderman
<>wrote:

> > I've looked at 0MQ before, but I'm not clear what it provides me over
> just
> > using standard Erlang message passing or using something like gproc.  Can
> > you shed any light on this?
>
> Not over Erlang, no. But you mentioned you wanted to use Rabbit. I
> find Rabbit a bit
> problematic as it will require an extra node to worry about, if you
> want it to be reliable
> you will need more than one. 0MQ is a library that has no such
> requirements it will
> live on any node you start but you will have to encode reliability on
> your own. Hence
> my reference to zguide, which explains exactly how to do it.
>
> Cheers,
> Alex.
>
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