Moving key hashing into the client

Tomash Brechko tomash.brechko at
Sat Jan 12 14:24:09 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 08:52:07 -0500, Brad Oaks wrote:
> I don't believe the server computes a hash at all for the purposes of
> determining on what machine the key will be stored.  I believe that
> *all* of this happens on the client side and that the servers don't
> "know" about one another in any regard.

I mean the server computes some hash value to decide where the key
belongs in server's hash table.  I.e. it is how the server finds the
key in its memory.

   Tomash Brechko

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