[FoRK] overhead of RESTful stuff

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at jarbox.org
Fri Mar 9 11:20:52 PST 2012

On Mar 9, 2012, at 9:12 AM, John D. Mitchell wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2012, at 08:42 , Stephen Williams wrote:
> [...]
>> 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.

Yeah, ZeroMQ is another option if the communication patterns are relatively simple (sounds like it), and very fast in its element. Not so good for complex topologies and behaviors but most people don't do that.

J. Andrew Rogers
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