[erlang-questions] Clustering through Multicast

chaitanya Chalasani <>
Thu Apr 23 07:46:53 CEST 2009


Thank you for the link. I will run through the pasox protocol
documentation.

On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 15:55 +0200, Hynek Vychodil wrote:

> It sounds more like paxos protocol works. Look at scalaris
> (http://code.google.com/p/scalaris/).
> 
> 
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:17 AM, chaitanya Chalasani
> <> wrote:
> 
>         Hi,
>         
>         May be the solution exists, but the idea just popped and want
>         to clarify if it really works this way.
>         
>         Instead of the regular cluster node and unicast load balance
>         to multiple worker nodes, if we use the IP multicast to a
>         group of servers with replicated mnesia and let each node
>         attempt to start a transaction and only one node gets to act
>         on it, based on the mnesia transaction write lock, will there
>         be less latency in distributing the transactions. And also it
>         might help in some cases wherein the delay in identifying dead
>         node would not effect the transactions within.  
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