Disable spooling of uploads by perlbal?

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Wed Aug 22 05:33:19 UTC 2007

You have to explicitly turn it on.  It's off by default.

On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Jonathan Simms wrote:

> Hi all,
> We've just started using Perlbal as the load-balancer for our staging
> environments, and I'm a little confused by the documentation. We are
> load-balancing a number of Mongrel (http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/)
> servers. As I understand it, Perlbal buffers the whole POST to disk (or
> memory) first, then sends it back to the backend once the POST is
> complete. Mongrel has a built-in "spooling of large uploads to disk"
> feature, and we'd like to have Perlbal just pass all the bytes straight
> back to the Mongrels.
> Is this possible to do without custom hacking? Am I just totally confused?
> :)
> Thanks!
> Jonathan Simms
> Developer
> motionbox.com

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