Re: Release new code: Scheduler for distributed caching

To: Thomas Proell <Thomas.Proell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Release new code: Scheduler for distributed caching
Cc: "Matthew S. Crocker" <matthew@xxxxxxxxxxx>, lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 21:48:05 +0000 (GMT)

On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Thomas Proell wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Matthew S. Crocker wrote:
> > Why can't we come up with an API the Real Servers can use to tell the
> > ldirector their load so the ldirector can update its routing table?  It
> Sounds simple, yes. Write it! :-)
> Writing kernel code is hard, and not many people have the experience
> and the time to do a good job, even if it WAS simple.

        No, the source lines in the kernel will be 0 (zero) lines.
The kernel part already exists: the WRR method and the real server
weights. Of course, we can think for improving the WRR method for
speed reasons but this is the last step.

> Moreover, my scheduler was developed as the topic of my master-thesis.
> So, there were also other (maybe academic/theoretic) issues, that
> were considered. For example that the client doesn't have to install
> some extra software (what may speed up the stuff). Another point
> was, that the CACHES don't have to have extra software.
> Thomas


Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>

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