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From Dmitrii Ryabov <somefire...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ipFinder configuration for Samples
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:58:23 GMT
Yakov,

I checked hazelcast - it uses multicast by default.

чт, 28 февр. 2019 г., 14:31 Stanislav Lukyanov <stanlukyanov@gmail.com>:

> Yakov,
>
> Our product is for engineers sitting in one office.
> Companies which use Ignite have many engineers running Ignite on their
> laptops the same way
> as companies that make changes to Ignite.
>  “Could it be because of the multicast?” is one of the questions I ask
> every time I see a question on SO
> or user list, and I would be happy not to.
>
> The activity of changing the examples from multicast to local addresses
> was started and stopped multiple times,
> but AFAIR most of the community was in favor of this change.
>
> Moreover, our default configuration (when discoSpi is not set– such as in
> default-config.xml)
> uses multicast. I’d change that to a localhost VmIPFinder.
>
> If we want an easy start of the examples (even though I think each user
> would want to use examples with multicast
> exactly once, if ever) let’s add multiple configs or a switch to
> ignite.sh. I believe it’s better than showing multicast as default.
>
> Regarding the address list – AFAIR Ignite tries to scan the multicast
> group first. Only after that it
> will try to connect to addresses from the list. So, the list is a bit
> misleading.
>
> Finally, if Hazelcast uses multicast by default – well, probably they
> should turn that off as well.
>
> My 2 cents,
> Stan
>
> From: Yakov Zhdanov
> Sent: 28 февраля 2019 г. 12:53
> To: dev@ignite.apache.org
> Subject: Re: ipFinder configuration for Samples
>
> Guys,
>
> I remember we did the opposite change some time ago - switched VM IP finder
> to multicast. That was done for user being able to start cluster spanning
> multiple machines using examples configuration. With this change you
> removed all the working samples for starting really distributed
> environment.
>
> What was the problem? Multicast IP finder has the list of addresses that we
> try to connect to on start. As far as clashes - it seems it affects only
> engineers sitting in one office, but they can set up env var to override
> default mcast group. The primary goal for switching to multicast was to
> allow people new to Ignite to quickly start the cluster.
>
> As far as I remember hazelcast has multicast enabled by default. Can
> anybody check this?
>
> --Yakov
>
>

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