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From Alex Blewitt <>
Subject Re: [JNDI] [Config] Thought
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2003 08:36:33 GMT

On Friday, Aug 8, 2003, at 22:39 Europe/London, Gareth Bryan wrote:

> I understand what you're saying, but it does sound quite network 
> chatty.
> As cautionary note: I have known customers of commercial app servers
> really bitch about the chattiness /between/ nodes in a cluster. This
> should be kept to an absolute minimum

I agree. The less communication overhead between nodes, the better.

However, a replicated service doesn't necessarily imply that all 
requests go over the network. Instead, I'd envisage a local JNDI server 
on each machine that only communicates deltas in the naming setup to 
other nodes, so it wouldn't be hit consistently with a bunch of read 

This is already possible using a cacheing LDAP server to provide 
transparent cacheing to a primary LDAP server on the network, for 


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