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From Tarik <cher...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Some design questions
Date Sun, 18 Nov 2007 21:38:05 GMT
Thanks Ari, yes, a polling mechanism with local caching and event
notification on the client should work great. Might be a good cayenne 4
feature.  I'll check out your app for inspiration :-)  Congrats on the baby.


On Nov 18, 2007 3:52 PM, Aristedes Maniatis <ari@ish.com.au> wrote:

>
> On 19/11/2007, at 6:57 AM, Tarik wrote:
>
> > I have been trying the cayenne ROP features and am considering using
> > it for
> > a project which requires multiple (swing) clients to connect to an
> > application server.  I have got it to work for a simple example.
> > Now I have
> > some more design questions.
>
> We do much of what you describe in a client/server ROP application:
> http://www.ish.com.au/oncourse
> . You can download it and give it a try to see the user interface and
> I guess there isn't technically much to stop you poking around its
> class structure with a little decompiling :-)
>
> > - Can a client app register to listen for changes on server object?
> > Since
> > there will be multiple clients, I want changes made by one client to
> > appear
> > on the others without them having to refresh.
>
> There is a messaging framework in Cayenne, although in our case I've
> been thinking of doing something a bit different since we may have
> clients which aren't on the same subnet, so some sort of polling
> mechansim was what I was planning.
>
> > - I will need to create a number of JTables with data coming from the
> > server.  Has anyone done some labor-saving work around automatically
> > displaying cayenne object data in a JTable? (It would be awesome if it
> > allowed traversing associations, adding /removing columns / applying
> > filters, etc.)
>
> We have. Perhaps we could discuss this further off list. I am a bit
> busy for the next 2-3 weeks what with a tender process, a large new
> customer migration, oh, and the birth of my daughter last week... she
> is very cute.
>
> > - What kind of locking does data context provide?  say i have two
> > threads
> > updating an object and one commits first and stales the object.
> > What will
> > happen when the second thread tries to commit.
> > - Is there a know throughput limit in terms of transactions per
> > second with
> > the hessian web service?
>
> No limit really since Hessian is just a lightweight serialiser.
> Probably the limit is more in Jetty or whatever servlet container you
> are running, or perhaps in your database backend. We don't scale our
> application beyond about a dozen users, so our needs aren't huge. We
> chose Jetty mainly for its support in version 6 for a high rate of
> small transactions, plus it is very simple to use.
>
> Ari
>
>
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