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From Sajith Kariyawasam <saj...@wso2.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Discontinue Stratos LB in future releases
Date Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:27:49 GMT
+1 for this. Since there are widely used LBs out there IMO we should focus
on creating / testing more 3rd party LB integrations and make those
available as docker images or cartridges

Thanks,
Sajith

On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Gayan Gunarathne <gayang@wso2.com> wrote:

> +1 for this.
>
> As there are lot of capable third party LB exists, we can use those in
> Stratos with the extension support.Regarding the tenant aware load
> balancing, I think LB extensions will be most suitable solution for this as
> this MT requirement can be differ from one environment to another. It also
> provide more flexibility for end user as well.
>
> Thanks,
> Gayan
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Lakmal Warusawithana <lakmal@wso2.com>
> wrote:
>
>> FYI, Apache Synapse project seems moving ahead to attic.
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 11:23 AM, Imesh Gunaratne <imesh@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> +1 for this Lakmal. We have put considerable amount of effort on
>>> implementing Stratos load balancer using Apache Synapse engine. However IMO
>>> Synapse is not designed to implement load balancers rather it is designed
>>> to implement mediation work flows. What we did was, we used its load
>>> balancing endpoint feature to implement a load balancer.
>>>
>>> As a result in some scenarios we identified issues in handling sessions,
>>> managing headers, dynamically exposing HTTP/HTTPS listeners, etc.
>>>
>>> Regarding tenant aware load balancing I think we should be able to write
>>> extensions for each third party load balancer depending on the
>>> extendibility features they support.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Lakmal Warusawithana <lakmal@wso2.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks Akila. At the moment tenant aware load balancing not use. Even
>>>> tenant partition not support in latest Stratos. If we want, we can
>>>> implement it via extension IMO. In other-hand, need to rethinking MT
>>>> granularity with present of container support.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Akila Ravihansa Perera <
>>>> ravihansa@wso2.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> It does make sense since there are powerful widely adopted LBs out
>>>>> there, some are even open source. But if we drop SLB, we would lose
>>>>> tenant-aware load balancing which might come handy at some point. It's
not
>>>>> easy to implement tenant aware load-balancing using an external LB with
>>>>> extensions.
>>>>>
>>>>> Just my thought :)
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 9:23 AM, Lakmal Warusawithana <lakmal@wso2.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Devs,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Since we have very comprehensive LB extension and capable of adding
>>>>>> any third party LBs, IMO we should not have Stratos specific LB.
I'm
>>>>>> proposing to discontinue Stratos LB after 4.1.0 release.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thoughts welcome!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Lakmal Warusawithana
>>>>>> Vice President, Apache Stratos
>>>>>> Director - Cloud Architecture; WSO2 Inc.
>>>>>> Mobile : +94714289692
>>>>>> Blog : http://lakmalsview.blogspot.com/
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Akila Ravihansa Perera
>>>>> Software Engineer, WSO2
>>>>>
>>>>> Blog: http://ravihansa3000.blogspot.com
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Lakmal Warusawithana
>>>> Vice President, Apache Stratos
>>>> Director - Cloud Architecture; WSO2 Inc.
>>>> Mobile : +94714289692
>>>> Blog : http://lakmalsview.blogspot.com/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Imesh Gunaratne
>>>
>>> Senior Technical Lead, WSO2
>>> Committer & PMC Member, Apache Stratos
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Lakmal Warusawithana
>> Vice President, Apache Stratos
>> Director - Cloud Architecture; WSO2 Inc.
>> Mobile : +94714289692
>> Blog : http://lakmalsview.blogspot.com/
>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> Gayan Gunarathne
> Technical Lead, WSO2 Inc. (http://wso2.com)
> Committer & PMC Member, Apache Stratos
> email : gayang@wso2.com  | mobile : +94 766819985
>
>
>



-- 
Sajith Kariyawasam
*Committer and PMC member, Apache Stratos, *
*WSO2 Inc.; http://wso2.com <http://wso2.com>*
*Mobile: 0772269575*

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