Reconsidering Your Priorities Reply

A lot of people who have never used RTI’s infrastructure ask, “How do I prioritize my messages so that more important messages arrive before less important ones?” Yet almost no one worries about that once they’ve actually used our software. The reason is that, in RTI’s broker-free peer-to-peer infrastructure, there are no intermediate message queues to prioritize in the first place. More…

Be your support engineer’s best friend Reply

In my previous post, I detailed two resources for answers to commonly asked questions or to look up specific known issues. Of course that requires you to at last know what to ask or look for. Before getting there you probably want to find out more about how the middleware is doing, or in the event of a defect, contextual information to provide to the RTI support team. Other than a reproducer, the following configuration, error and status information  makes life for a support engineer so much easier.

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Throughput Performance: Comparing Apples to Apples 2

When evaluating vendors’ reports of throughput performance, it’s important to pay attention to the data size, system architecture, and testing methodology. Without an understanding of these things, you won’t be able to determine whether the reports are relevant to you or to compare different middleware implementations. More…