[ejabberd] Distributed jabber nodes

Alexey Shchepin alexey at sevcom.net
Fri Aug 6 19:35:11 MSD 2004

Hello, Robert!

On Thu, 05 Aug 2004 16:59:52 +0100, you said:

 RW> Thanks that worked.  I can now log in as: juid at daedalus or
 RW> juid at mulligan or juid at etc.

 RW> I can register on one node and then login on another.

 RW> As I understand it this already improves on the clustering
 RW> provided by other servers such as jabberd2 because you can have a
 RW> juid available on all machines on the cluster instead of on just
 RW> one machine in the cluster.  Presumably the next step would be to
 RW> do something like round-robin dns
 RW> http://hacks.oreilly.com/pub/h/79 so that all users of the cluser
 RW> go to user at jabbercluster and get allocated to a specific node
 RW> when they first make a connection.  Is that correct or is there a
 RW> more elegant way to achive this effect?

It is correct.  Also it is possible to use e.g. load-balancing
hardware in front of this cluster.

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