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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: gcache imlementation ideas[long]
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 14:57:29 GMT

Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> On 9/14/06, Jason Dillon <> wrote:
>> Why not use ActiveMQ for communication and take advantage of its
>> broker network for failover?
> I'd be better off leaving answering the question to Jeff, but here's
> my take on Jeff's proposal that may answer your question.
> AFAIUI, Jeff proposes a solution that doesn't need to be complicated
> in its first days of living. Since, everybody knows how sockets work
> the only issue is to combine separated Geronimo instance to a one
> clustered environment. The real value of the proposal is that it's
> that simple. A client may eventually use a better communication means
> like AMQ by pluggable strategies (as Jeff pointed out), but it would
> require more knowledge for the starters (like me) to understand and
> help developing it.
> I like the idea of doing it with the KISS principle in mind (thanks
> Dain). Once the master-slave and client-master communications are done
> (a 2/3th-closed triangle) the rest would be left to these magical
> pluggable solutions.

Perfectly said it better than me ;-)

> Jacek

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