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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: [advanced-servlets] Session Load Balancing (was: To avoid Duplicate Login)
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2001 00:05:19 GMT
on 2/26/01 1:58 AM, Pier P. Fumagalli at wrote:

> Really interesting, when thinking about load balancing...

By the way, most of the things talked about there *have* been done in one
place or another -- though almost always as part of a custom site solution
for big sites that do such things as "proprietary trade secrets".

Most cases I've seen bury the fact that its being done by using the first x
bytes of the cookie to determine session affinity and not using something so
obvious as www1:asdf -- the reason they do this isn't to encrypt data, but
to keep their competitors to figure out how they get better performance. :)


James Duncan Davidson                                             !try; do();

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