Yet another sticky/persistent sessions question
mathew.snyder at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 14:02:57 UTC 2008
That's what I was thinking. Thanks for the response.
I've been asking if distributed sessions would be viable and have
received semi-positive responses but they definitely insist on sticky
Todd Lipcon wrote:
> Hi Mathew,
> Perlbal does not support sticky sessions in its stock configuration. The
> "persistent client connections" mentioned on the web is simple HTTP
> Keepalive support.
> There may be a plugin out there that can make perlbal do traditional
> "sticky sessions", but I haven't seen it if so.
> Most people opt to distribute their session store so stickiness is not
> On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, Mathew Snyder wrote:
>> I'm looking at the perlbal webpage (http://www.danga.com/perlbal/) and
>> I see that it lists "Persistent client connections (configurable)" as
>> one of its capabilities as a reverse proxy. I'm still slightly
>> confused because I've not found anything online that provides
>> definitive confirmation that Perlbal can handle persistent sessions.
>> Or, am misinterpreting this and incorrectly calling "persistent client
>> connections" sticky sessions.
>> We're looking to update our load balancing configuration and if we are
>> able to get the one function from Perlbal we will be able to seriously
>> consider its use. Otherwise we'll have to go a different route.
>> Thanks for the help,
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