Martin Sustrik and Martin Lucina, creators of the original ZeroMQ, have decided to regain control of the project by forking it into a new project called Crossroads I/O. This report covers a brief history of ZeroMQ and its predecessor AMQP.
When building larger scale applications, message queues are often very helpful for both distributing and aggregating workloads. In the .NET ecosystem there are several options available for message queuing. This article highlights some of the more popular and unique offerings as well as the basic terminology needed to evaluate them.