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From Shawn Jiang <>
Subject Re: failover demo in sandbox
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:59:50 GMT
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 AM, Kevan Miller <>wrote:

> I took a look at the failover demo currently in sandbox, over the weekend.
> I made some updates to get it building/running on my Mac OS machine.
> I like the demo. It's a good demonstration of Geronimo's capabilities. I'd
> be interested in seeing a formal release of the demo. A few demo and
> Geronimo related issues we could be thinking about:
> 1) Windows support. The current demo is *nix-based. For all I know it may
> only run on Mac OS.

Added windows scripts to make the sample support windows.

> 2) The failover demo is including Grinder. Grinder is a great tool.
> However, it contains LGPL-licensed artifacts. So, we are going to remove it
> from the failover demo. We can provide configuration files and the
> "client". However, if users want to run the demo using Grinder,
> they will need to download Grinder on their own. We can provide download
> instructions, but should instruct users to review the Grinder licensing
> before doing so...

Modified/added some scripts to strip grinder from our build.  Also updated
the instruction to tell users how to download and configure the grinder by

> 3) Geronimo currently requires multicast for the failover scenario. This is
> great. However, we should also offer unicast-based support, also. I
> frequently encounter users who are unable to use multicast in their
> environments. Providing unicast support would be a valuable addition, I
> think.

> --kevan


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