[hybrid] Load balancing
John C. Bland II
johncblandii at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 19:03:22 EDT 2010
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John C. Bland II
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On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Jon Lusky <lusky at blown.net> wrote:
> Back in the day, a pentium 2-400 running freebsd and hydrid-5.x could
> handle about 75,000 users on a single server. I don't have any current perf
> data, but a current version of hybrid on a modern processor running linux
> 2.6.x should handle a lot more than 75,000 clients.
> "John C. Bland II" <johncblandii at gmail.com> wrote:
> >- How complicated do you want your life to be?
> >That's not really a concern. We just want to make sure our chat scales and
> >scales well.
> >- Just how many users are you expecting to support?
> >Initially only a few thousand but it could spike to the 10k+ range pretty
> >- How much do you want to spend?
> >No cost issue here.
> >- And, do you expect it to magically police itself. ^^?
> >Yep. We push new servers live and ircd should properly handle itself.
> >I just want to make sure we have chosen the proper IRC server. Balancing
> >load isn't a concern right now but will be once we get more traction.
> >John C. Bland II
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> >On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 4:11 AM, Peter
> ><peter+hybrid at ixp.jp <peter%2Bhybrid at ixp.jp><peter%2Bhybrid at ixp.jp<peter%252Bhybrid at ixp.jp>
> >> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 11:46:36PM -0500, John C. Bland II wrote:
> >> > We're looking to run Hybrid on a few servers w/ a load balancer. Are
> >> there
> >> > any concerns with doing this?
> >> > I'm specifically looking for responses folks who have actually done
> >> and
> >> > it is working. We're not big on theory. :-)
> >> Ask yourself a few questions first.
> >> How complicated do you want your life to be?
> >> Due to a design decision early in its life, IRCd's seem
> >> to support a tree structure. (Can anyone gainsay me?)
> >> Meaning
> >> that behind your client facing server, you need some
> >> glue
> >> if you want to join any other network.
> >> Just how many users are you expecting to support?
> >> 1000, 10000? At these sort of levels, I doubt you need
> >> big iron.
> >> How much do you want to spend?
> >> A lord banaliser will probably cost more than the server,
> >> unless of course, youre going to use "free" software.
> >> And, do you expect it to magically police itself. ^^?
> >> Things like this will help you wrap your head around the problem.
> >> If you expect to have 13million connections, you probably don't
> >> anything traditional at all ^^;
> >> P
> Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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