[Spread-users] Re: [mod_backhand-users] backhand & load balancer

Ben Laurie ben at algroup.co.uk
Mon Sep 24 08:50:14 EDT 2001

Theo Schlossnagle wrote:
> Distributed locking with Spread is quite easy if you have already
> exerted the effort to  handle remedial content replication with AGREED
> messages.  However, if a machine dies or gets "stuck" (app crashes,
> etc.) you need to be careful to drop or time out the lock, respectively.

Splash! does distributed locking...




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