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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Partitioned Clusters
Date Sat, 21 Feb 2009 00:34:13 GMT
On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Mike Malone <> wrote:
> Hi, I don't think I've commented on this list before so let me briefly
> introduce myself. I'm Mike Malone. I live in San Francisco. I'm a developer
> (primarily web dev) and have some experience working with large clustered
> databases. I worked for, but moved to Six Apart when they
> acquired Pownce in November 2008.
> I like the idea of a tree-structure since it's simple to understand and
> implement, but I think there may be cases where having multiple top-level
> proxies may make sense.

I think so. I think that there could be proxy overlap / redundancy
across all levels of the tree, and also in the case of a flat tree.

As long as the proxies agree on how to hash from URLs to nodes it
should just work.

Chris Anderson

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