Combinations of the micro broker, clients, and bridges can be linked together in a number of ways. This section describes some of the common patterns that are used when linking components together.
Stand-aloneParent topic: Lotus Expeditor micro broker overview
The simplest combination of components is to have a single micro broker with one or more clients connected to it.
The micro broker also brings with it the benefit that messages can now flow more directly between devices and applications without having to go all the way back to the enterprise.
Peer to peer
Multiple micro broker components can also connect and send messages between each other.
It is possible to link these patterns together to produce ever more sophisticated networks of messaging components.