[ejabberd] Multiple servers for a single domain

Mickael Remond mickael.remond at process-one.net
Wed May 10 18:52:57 MSD 2006


* Paul Vixie <vixie at isc.org> [2006-05-10 14:30:54 +0000]:

> > > What is actually being distributed, though?
> > 
> > All services and data are distributed.
> 
> except MUC, one assumes.

The MUC service itself is distributed.
Each MUC room is not, however.

> > > And how do things get balanced to make the best use of both machines?
> > 
> > The load balancing has to be made with a load balancer, using the mechanism
> > that suits your needs best (DNS load balancing, IP level load balancer).
> 
> if MUC runs on every member of a load balanced cluster, what happens?

If I remember well, the MUC are created locally on the node the owner is
connected. Message are routed to the cluster where the MUC resides
otherwise.

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Mickaël Rémond 
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