[jadmin] Scalability - Commercial solution the only way (?)

Paolo Perazzo paolo_perazzo at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 10 18:59:53 CDT 2005


so how did they reach scalability? did they write their own code? I also 
assume they didn't release it...
thanks


>From: "Williams, Kevin C" <kevin.c.williams3 at boeing.com>
>Reply-To: Jabber server administration list <jadmin at jabber.org>
>To: "Jabber server administration list" <jadmin at jabber.org>
>Subject: RE: [jadmin] Scalability - Commercial solution the only way (?)
>Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 16:51:43 -0700
>
>I believe google is using jabberd 1.4
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Paolo Perazzo [mailto:paolo_perazzo at hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 4:48 PM
> > To: jadmin at jabber.org
> > Subject: [jadmin] Scalability - Commercial solution the only way (?)
> >
> > Thanks all for the interesting debate on the server options.
> > I thought it would have been good to create a new thread for
> > this topic even if kinda related to the previous. Reading
> > around, my understanding is that if you wanna have a very
> > scalable solution, MSN, Yahoo, AIM like to support millions
> > of users, the only solution today is going through a
> > commercial solution. Ejabberd seems to be the closest open
> > source solution, but still not ready for that probably
> > (again, correct me if i'm wrong)
> >
> > - Do you have any suggestion for commercial solutions that
> > can scale that much?
> >
> > - Do you know btw what google talk is based on? They talk
> > about jabber server, but it might be a generic term
> >
> > - Beside "Jabber Server Farming How-To",
> > http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO/Jabber-Server-Farming-HOW
> > TO.html, is there any effort in the open source community to
> > design a scalable solution, in terms of software and hardware
> > architecture. Is the effort big or it's just a matter of
> > replicating the servers on multiple machine, have some load
> > balancing and virtual server functionality in front of it (I know i'm
> > simplifying) or it's something more complicated? What are the
> > pieces that are missing today? I think this would be a very
> > interesting task, from an architectural and design perspective.
> >
> > - Do we know how the big guys are implementing their scalable
> > solutions?
> >
> > thanks all,
> > Paolo
> >
> >
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