idea for load "balancer" with fan-out/ voting
Ask Bjørn Hansen
ask at develooper.com
Mon Jan 11 20:34:52 CET 2010
I have probably mentioned it before, but I really like how Perlbal checks that a backend is working and responding to requests with an OPTIONS * (configurable) request before sending real requests down that connection.
That way the backend can just disconnect and stop responding to the OPTIONS requests when it doesn't or can't do more work.
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