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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Custom load balancing algorithm and mod_jk???
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2005 17:49:59 GMT
Mladen Turk wrote:
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > 
> > There's been talk, at least on the HTTPD side of things, to
> > have the balancer mechanism be open to external weighting
> > methods (for the httpd proxy module)... But it's only
> > gone so far as "it sure would be nice."
> But it is. You need to write your own mod_proxy_balancer.
> Everything else from creating balancers and balancer members is
> independat of algorithim itself.
> The balancer module has to find and return the worker, what ever
> algorithm used.

I was referring to actually making better use of the tools that
httpd brings to the table. Ala balancer sub-modules and
optional functions. Not having to re-use/cut-paste a lot
of existing code :)

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
    "There 10 types of people: those who read binary and everyone else."

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