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From jayachandra <jayachan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [Axis2] Sessions on by default?
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2005 08:49:10 GMT
[X] - Don't switch on sessions by default

I totally agree with Werner's point on load balancing. No sessions by
default.

Jaya

On 12/27/05, Werner Dittmann <Werner.Dittmann@t-online.de> wrote:
>
> [X] - Don't switch on sessions by default
>
> Well, I'm not an Axis developer, but makeing web services
> "statefull" (session aware) by default is IMO not a good idea.
> If some web services need "session" it should be done deliberatly
> because the system must take care of the session data.
>
> Just think about scaleability (load sharing) of webservices on
> different servers using IP load balancers. If a service
> needs some state (session data) this state must be replicated
> to all servers by some means, otherwise you can't perform
> load sharing. Such a thing has to be designed, your overall
> solution must be aware of it etc etc.
>
> So: keep the default as simple as possible, i.e. without sessions.
>
> Regards,
> Werner
>
> Ruchith Fernando wrote:
> > [X] - Don't switch on sessions by default
> >
> > I totally agree with Ajith... :-)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ruchith
> >
> > On 12/27/05, Ajith Ranabahu <ajith.ranabahu@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >> Here's how I think of all this. when we make a request, through the
> >>browser, the implicit undertanding is that it will be stateful (think of
> web
> >>mail reading). But when we make a Web service call IMHO we do not expect
> it
> >>to be stateful. Web services have been hailed as stateless services for
> a
> >>long time :)
> >> So I'm with Dims in this case
> >>
> >> [X] - Don't switch on sessions by default
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>--
> >>Ajith Ranabahu
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Ruchith
> >
>
>


--
-- Jaya

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