[Spread-users] Re: distributed financial application model - Spread group list access?

Ryan Caudy rcaudy at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 19:06:00 EST 2004

Kim has a point here... the wasted messages may not pose that large a
problem for you, in a system such as this.  If I were you, I would at
least evaluate the performance with simply sending updates to the
groups regardless of their existence/membership.


On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 12:34:29 -0800, Kim Scheibel
<kim_spread at scheibel.co.uk> wrote:
> Firstly, thanks for involving the list in a meaty application question
> such as this. I personally wish there were more application level
> discussions going on on this list (in addition to the very useful and
> important spread system level discussions of course).
> Sending "several hundred [messages] per second" over spread should not
> pose a problem at all in a local area setting. These messages could
> conceivably serve as either simple cache invalidation messages or
> actually allow the clients to update their caches from them, in which
> case you'd have a distributed database on your hands with all the
> complexity that entails.
> Sending all the updates as Spread messages would also allow you to
> perform real time analysis of the activity in any way you want now and
> in the future by simply allowing one or more monitors to join the groups.
> Good luck, looking forward to hearing which way you go.
> /Kim
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