[erlang-questions] eJabberd Loadbalancing

Danil Zagoskin z@REDACTED
Thu Jul 30 12:43:09 CEST 2015


If you control the client's code, you may make use of XMPP see-other-host

With it you may make a server which would redirect connecting clients to
the proper server (if needed) just after client tells its JID.

On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 9:29 PM, Kannan <vasdeveloper@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi Team,
> We are working on a startup idea that uses eJabberd. We are trying to
> build the load balancing into the client, using a discovery call just
> before the login procedure. There will be a discovery assist node at the
> backend, which maps a chat user to a specific IP. This is some thing
> equivalent to DNS SRV lookup, but more at the application layer, and
> database shards are handled by the application itself. We are of course
> customizing the eJabberd to suit our needs.
> Application is handling the sharding, but will get the help of Mnesia for
> replication.
> Do you see any pitfalls in this method of loadbalancing.
> Regards,
> Theepan
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