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Re: [gears-eng] Re: [google-gears-eng] Re: Deploying new expectation-extensions

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:25:35 +0100
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: Brian McBarron <bpm@google.com>, gears-eng@googlegroups.com, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Charles Fry <fry@google.com>, Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080917112534.GA22613@shareable.org>

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> >But I agree that you might be able to use existing URL-based front-end
> >load-balancing kit, and that might reduce the cost of implementation
> >substantially.
> 
> Is there a hidden assumption there that this is done in hardware?

No.  By "kit" I mean readily available hardware and/or software, which
does URL-based affinity HTTP request forwarding for load balancing.

-- Jamie
Received on Wednesday, 17 September 2008 11:26:58 GMT

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