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From "Filip Hanik - Dev" <>
Subject Re: Clustering / Load Balancer / Session Cookie
Date Thu, 29 Apr 2004 14:49:53 GMT
>support for stateful session replication

he he, as opposed to stateless session replication :)

I think we are mixing two separate topics here.
Session replication is session replication,
Load balancing you can do sticky or non sticky (this is where the load balancer keeps the


----- Original Message -----
From: "Shapira, Yoav" <>
To: "Tomcat Users List" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 9:24 AM
Subject: RE: Clustering / Load Balancer / Session Cookie


>So the balancer app does "sticky sessions".  Awesome.  You can do *all*
>session stuff then, can't you?

I thought so, but apparently someone's run into trouble.  I didn't read
the original post, I'm just speaking in theory.

>> But I haven't thought
>> through the next step, support for stateful session
>> replication, yet, and don't have bandwidth at the moment to
>> do so.
>Doesn't filip's clustering code accomplish this? (Why would the
>have to do it?)

Filip's clustering code does accomplish session replication.  Balancer
does not at the moment. A complete load-balancing solution would need to
have both elements.

Yoav Shapira

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