[FoRK] overhead of RESTful stuff

John D. Mitchell jdmitchell at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 09:12:57 PST 2012


On Mar 9, 2012, at 08:42 , Stephen Williams wrote:
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> You're situation sounds perfect for message oriented communication, but simple REST is probably simpler to get working.  And if you're IO bound rather than latency or bandwidth-in-flow bound, it is probably fine.

Given the controlled trust boundary and multi-language gluing, you might want to check out 0MQ.

Re: memcache
Check out Redis.

Re: SOAP and REST for interop with partners
If your system is so inclined, transcode from/to that stuff at the edges and leave your internals in peace. :-)

Have fun,
John




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