ZeroMQ: Messaging for Many Applications
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ZeroMQ: Messaging for Many Applications

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Dive into OMQ (aka ZeroMQ), the smart socket library that gives you fast, easy, message-based concurrency for your applications. With this quick-paced guide, you'll learn hands-on how to use this scalable, lightweight, and highly flexible networking tool for exchanging messages among clusters, the cloud, and other multi-system environments.

OMQ maintainer Pieter Hintjens ta...more
ebook, 516 pages
Published March 12th 2013 by O'Reilly Media (first published October 22nd 2012)
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Jon Gauthier
Jun 30, 2013 Jon Gauthier rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Programmers with a good grasp of C, networking
ZeroMQ is one of those technologies today that have sizeable shares of breathless adherents. I had been aware of the hubbub over the open-source messaging library for quite some time when I heard that the popular online tutorial – known simply as “The Guide”, written by Pieter Hintjens, an author of ZeroMQ – would be made available in print and ebook. I snagged my chance to get a nice Kindle edition of the O’Reilly release. Apart from some serious formatting problems with the ebook (read on), I...more
I started reading this book to learn about how to use ZeroMQ, but I got way more than I anticipated out of it. The book's structure is basically: an API introduction, a set of progressively more complex examples demonstrating ZeroMQ's power, a semi-philosophical discussion of how the ZeroMQ community works, and a couple of chapters focusing on advanced architecture and system design with ZeroMQ as the hub.

Once the book progressed beyond the complex example chapters, readers are exposed to less c...more
Ajitabh Pandey
Plenty of information for zeromq programmers, but little basics. But given this is the first cut, I am assuming that the final version will have something for system administrators and newbees.
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