18519Re: [rest-discuss] atom pub/high usage
- Feb 6, 2012There is good reason to switch to push as FREQUENCY of messages gets
higher. Try polling the twitter stream.
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Jan Algermissen
> On Feb 6, 2012, at 2:36 PM, Greg Young wrote:
>> Its pretty well known how to do a quick pub/sub with atom pub. If we
>> get loads and loads of consumers though it might be beneficial to say
>> hang a http connection
> Huh? Are you saying, you want to switch from polling to push when number of users grow?
> I'd suggest that, the more number of users you have, the less is push a good architectural choice. Better to make use of HTTP caching to decrease umber of requests that actually hit your backend.
> Look at archived feeds for this purpose <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5005> or check out <http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/paper-tigers-and-hidden-dragons> which I think is indeed a very practical solution despite its 'esoteric' appeal at first glance :-)
> If you feel you must use push, then there are solutions already such as XMPP.
>> and push results down the pipe in near real
>> time as opposed to polling (performance optimization only). This can
>> be done in a generic way, does anyone happen to know of a system that
>> just does that out of the box as opposed to building it?
>> Le doute n'est pas une condition agréable, mais la certitude est absurde.
Le doute n'est pas une condition agréable, mais la certitude est absurde.
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