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

OK. I agree that doing it in hardware is more expensive (as you have  
no choice but to involve a vendor), but doing it in software is  
relatively easy; high-performance servers that can act as  
intermediaries are getting pretty common, and pretty performant.


On 17/09/2008, at 9:25 PM, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> 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

Mark Nottingham

Received on Wednesday, 17 September 2008 22:38:16 UTC