[erlang-questions] [ANN] Ranch 0.6.0 Xmas Edition Released

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Thu Jan 3 13:46:56 CET 2013

Haven't had any stability issue. What we did here is ensure that when 
any process gets killed for any reason, especially reasons we can't 
foresee, Ranch continues to work as expected.

Ranch not updating protocol options for existing connections isn't a 
problem, it won't be "fixed". Ranch can't guess how connection processes 
are implemented. It's up to you to allow this if you need it. The 
upgrade updates the options for all acceptors and all future 
connections, that's it.

On 01/03/2013 10:30 AM, Max Lapshin wrote:
> Loic, it would be great to hear a bit, what problems have you met with.
> What issues with stability can be in acceptor pool?
> Also I have question about updating protocol options: have you done
> something with the problem that after updating protocol options existing
> workers are running with old config?
> On Tuesday, December 25, 2012, Loïc Hoguin wrote:
>     Ho ho ho!
>     I have just tagged version 0.6.0 of the Ranch project!
>     Ranch is a socket acceptor pool for TCP protocols.
>     https://github.com/extend/__ranch <https://github.com/extend/ranch>
>     Ranch is used by the next version of Cowboy, 0.8.0, set to be
>     released early February, but also in Basho's Riak multi-data center
>     replication amongst others.
>     All tickets have been resolved. A significant contribution was made
>     by Andrew Majorov to improve the fault tolerance capabilities of the
>     application, making sure it always restarts properly when things go
>     wrong. This has been made possible thanks to the amazing project
>     from Daniel Luna, chaos_monkey
>     (https://github.com/dluna/__chaos_monkey
>     <https://github.com/dluna/chaos_monkey>).
>     The guide has also been improved and completed.
>     http://ninenines.eu/docs/en/__ranch/HEAD/guide/introduction
>     <http://ninenines.eu/docs/en/ranch/HEAD/guide/introduction>
>     If the guide isn't enough, drop by our new IRC channel dedicated to
>     Cowboy, Ranch and all our other projects! #ninenines on Freenode.
>     Following is the list of change since last time:
>       *  Improve fault tolerance thanks to chaos_monkey testing
>       *  Add 'nodelay' option to transports
>       *  Add 'verify' option to ranch_ssl transport
>       *  Add 'socket' option to pass an already open socket to the listener
>       *  Add Transport:sendfile/2 function (uses a fallback if unavailable)
>       *  Allow IP tuples in Transport:connect/3
>       *  Add ranch:set_max_connections/2 to update the value live
>       *  Add ranch:get_max_connections/1 to retrieve it
>     We are always looking for feedback, especially now that there is no
>     ticket left open on this project. If you are using Ranch and have
>     questions or needs that it doesn't cover, please send them to us.
>     Commercial support will be available starting from January, ping me
>     if you are interested. Details will be announced at a later time on
>     the ninenines.eu <http://ninenines.eu> mailing list.
>     I want to thank all contributors for helping this project by opening
>     tickets, sending patches and offering feedback. I am as always very
>     grateful for any and all contributions. I wouldn't have made it this
>     far without the tremendous help I receive everyday.
>     Thanks to all and have a nice holiday!
>     --
>     Loïc Hoguin
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>     http://ninenines.eu
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Loïc Hoguin
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