[Standards] Redirects in BOSH

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Tue May 10 07:21:18 UTC 2011


On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 3:10 AM, Evgeniy Khramtsov <xramtsov at gmail.com>wrote:

> New feature wouldn't be supported at all, as practice shown: there were XEP
> about sessions handoffs, now, who can recall it's number?


Doing it in BOSH would also be a new feature.

 Scaling XMPP seems straightforward: load-balance the XMPP/BOSH front ends
>> via DNS or any
>> other mechanism, and handle message routing behind the scenes.  Exposing
>> that to the front-ends seems unnecessary, and just introduces ways for
>> things to go wrong.)
>>
>
> Such scaling is not a way to go: balancing doesn't help you to much until
> you have too many *shared* data across a cluster. A good approach is taken
> by SIP folks: they put some pieces of state in packets using record-routing
> technics and this works very good.


I disagree, but I don't have time right now to get into a long discussion
about it.  If anyone else wants to, feel free...

-- 
Glenn Maynard
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