Server Selection

Peter van Dijk peter at
Tue Dec 6 16:53:09 UTC 2005

On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 08:45:11AM -0600, Richard Thomas wrote:
> Last server on the list might be a failover, Not as much memory as the 
> main server but better then nothing at all..

Unless the hashing algorithm is broken, every machine gets the same
amount of hits (weighted, possibly). A smaller 'failover/fallback'-machine
would be implemented by setting its weight lower than the rest, so that
it doesn't see much traffic unless the rest breaks down.


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