idea for load "balancer" with fan-out/ voting

Nils Goroll slink at
Sun Jan 10 19:54:55 CET 2010

Hi Paul,

> so if you could duplicate an http request to multiple servers and get
> the first response, you'd have to be pretty unlucky for all of them to
> be garbage collecting and unresponsive.

This issue can (and should) be solved by properly tuning your Java VMs.

Duplicating workload on the backend to me sounds just like the opposite of what 
you usually want to achieve with an optimization tool like varnish.


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