Moving key hashing into the client
tomash.brechko at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 19:09:14 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 10:53:52 -0800, Steven Grimm wrote:
> If the client passes in the same hash that it uses for server
> selection, won't that lead to nonuniform distribution of keys to hash
True. But you may simply rotate the precomputed hash value, say, 16
bits, instead of computing it anew.
But the whole idea was a random thought. And I didn't ment to break
the existing clients, I tried to explain that. Anyways, nevermind.
But curious, what's the bottleneck then is?
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