[Spread-users] Are all group messages sent to all servers?
jek-spread at kleckner.net
Sat Sep 15 18:31:20 EDT 2007
Good to know, thanks.
It is obviously a highly desirable optimization!
It probably means setting up separate
spread daemons for high-volume local
traffic and lower-volume global traffic.
John Lane Schultz wrote:
> I believe that all messages, including ones to private groups, go to all
> daemons right now. There has been talk of optimizing this behavior to
> only send meta-messages to all daemons and send the actual messages
> only to those daemons that need them, but this work has not yet been
> John Lane Schultz
> Spread Concepts LLC
> Phn: 443 838 2200
> Fax: 301 560 8875
> Thursday, September 13, 2007, 5:40:10 PM, you wrote:
>> My apologies if this has been answered before.
>> My quick re-read of the user manual chapter 1
>> didn't reveal the answer.
>> My recollection from long ago was that
>> messages to a group would only go to
>> those servers that have clients joined to
>> that group. Someone made a comment
>> in the last few months that prompted me
>> to check that.
>> Is spread clever about which messages
>> are sent to servers on different segments
>> such that they are sent only if that server
>> has more than 0 members of that group?
>> Presumably the special case of a message to
>> a private group is optimized this way, yes?
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