dormando at rydia.net
Thu Apr 3 04:01:57 UTC 2008
If you find yourself needing a load balancing algorithm at all, please
share with the list :) There're a few of us who'd love to preach the
It'd be nice to just start a wiki FAQ thing for perlbal we could fill
out. I'm too lazy to decide where it'd go though :)
Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> I'm against it because it's deceptive. It makes people think it does
> something and it doesn't, really.
> If you see a measurable effect, I'd love to see numbers and your
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Paul Baker™ <bakerp at google.com
> <mailto:bakerp at google.com>> wrote:
> Who doesn't have a weighted random patch? Mine's at
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 6:27 AM, Jonty <jonty at last.fm
> <mailto:jonty at last.fm>> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 15:51 -0700, Mark Smith wrote:
> > > AFAIK, perlbal actually only supports the "random"
> load-balancing algorithm.
> > > I've never actually tried using round-robin, but the last
> time I was in the
> > > source-code I thought I remember there being code to throw
> an error if
> > > anything other than "random" was specified.
> > Yeah, it's random. At one point I wrote a patch to make weighted
> > random, but never got it committed...
> I've got a similar patch to send upstream, I'll see if I can
> make some
> time for that. I also implemented normal round-robin, just for
> the hell
> of it.
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