[erlang-questions] gen_server durable queue

Max Bourinov <>
Wed Jun 27 07:11:11 CEST 2012


Hi Andrew,

Did you find the answer for your question? What is your approach? I have similar task and I do it with Rabbit but I want to know about all possibilities.

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On 26.06.2012, at 21:30, Andrew Berman <> wrote:

> Actually, found two articles relating to the difference:
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2011/06/30/zeromq-erlang/
> 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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