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From "Filip Hanik" <>
Subject Re: [next] What's next ?
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2003 18:02:00 GMT
yeah it is a very simple solution, round robin,

no session affinity, which requires introspection to do. ie, look up the
session id (for example) in the request, and pass it on to the correct

kind of like jvmRoute


----- Original Message -----
From: "Remy Maucherat" <>
To: "Tomcat Developers List" <>
Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 10:38 AM
Subject: Re: [next] What's next ?

Filip Hanik wrote:
>>- Java or native load balancer, with session affinity support. This
>>could be the perfect commons project, and is not really related to Tomcat
> After looking into it, writing a load balancer in Java will only cause the
> load balancer to become a bottleneck nothing else, Java doesn't offer
> low level to be able to do TCP load balancing well.

I know there's the project called "balance" that you pointed out before,
but I don't think it supports session affinity (bad, since session
affinity is mandated by the spec).


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