Holding the connection untill there is some data to be sent

Prateek Mathur mathurprateek at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 14:34:08 UTC 2006

Cool,let us know when u publish this information.Any Information on
configuring the plugin with perlbal etc could be helpful.


On 8/2/06, Chris Hondl <chris at imvu.com> wrote:
> We wrote a plugin to Perlbal to handle exactly this case.  The plugin
> waches a flag stored in memcached.  When the flag indicates there is new
> data, the plugin either releases the connection to proxy back to our app
> server (PHP for us) or immediately returns a result to the client based on
> the memcached data.  We've seen tremendous performance improvements with
> this approach - we've cut the number of machines required to host the chat
> part of our application by about a factor of 5.
> Our plugin code is specific to our protocol, but would be a decent example
> from which to write a plugin for your case.  The async memcached client has
> been in production without significant issues for 6 months and would be
> completely reusable to other applications.
> I've been meaning to publish this code (along with our new Mogile plugin
> for perlbal).  I'll do this today and post again to the list with a link.
> Chris
> On 8/2/06, Abhishek Pokharna <pokharnaabhishek at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> >
> >  Hi,
> > Our protocol is based on XML over HTTP. Clients polls the servers(we are
> > using JBoss servers)  to check if there is some new data.
> >
> > Is there a way by which we can use perlbal to hold the HTTP connection
> > untill there is some data to be sent to the client?
> >
> > Thanks
> >  Abhishek
> >
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