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From "Henri Gomez" <henri.go...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_proxy_balancer/mod_proxy_ajp TODO
Date Mon, 19 Jun 2006 20:17:09 GMT
Good to see that PING/PONG got such a good response here.

When I added this to mod_jk it was just a quick way to detect hang
JVMs but it seems to many on the TC-DEV not a very usefull feature :)

2006/6/19, Ruediger Pluem <rpluem@apache.org>:
>
>
> On 06/19/2006 06:21 PM, Mladen Turk wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I'm would like to give few notes on the things I'm
> > currently working on, so that eventually no duplicate
> > work is done if someone already have similar things
> > on his drawing board.
> >
> > 1. Additional by business load balancing method
> >    that will load balance on the actual load of the
> >    beckend servers. The servers that have shorter reply
> >    time will get more load.
>
> Sounds good.
>
> >
> > 2. Hot standby support. Something we have recently added
> >    to the mod_jk that allows to have the 'hot-standby'
> >    backend node, that sits there and does nothing until
> >    all the other nodes fail.
>
> +1
>
> >
> > 3. CPING/CPONG support for the AJP protocol, for checking
> >    the status of the backend server prior of sending the
> >    data itself.
>
> +1. Just one thought: I think it would be useful to have this 'health check'
>     approach somewhat generic so that we can implement the call to it inside mod_proxy
>     and its connection pooling itself (e.g. with providers supplied by schema
>     handlers / modules). For AJP this would be CPING/CPONG of course and
>     mod_proxy itself could offer a generic TCP connection 'health check' provider that
simply
>     checks the status of a TCP connection as far as this is possible without
>     reading or writing data. This would be a very generic provider. Other protocol
>     handlers could define other (better) protocol specific providers and
>     just plug them in.
>
> Regards
>
> RĂ¼diger
>
> P.S: Are you in Dublin next week?
>

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