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Re: [ecf-dev] Speed of the different discovery providers
- From: Markus Alexander Kuppe <ecf-dev_eclipse.org@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:13:26 +0100
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On 01/28/2011 02:25 PM, ahmed.aadel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>Zookeeper and SLP/JmDNS work quite differently. Where SLP/JmDNS use
>>multicast, Zookeeper uses a unicast connection. Thus Zookeeper will be
>>naturally faster (for small numbers of client), but it has the drawback
>>that it requires client configuration (IP of Zookeeper server).
> This statement is based on what facts?
>><..> (for small numbers of client)
On the fact that Zookeeper requires one unicast connection per client
With large numbers of clients, a multicast connection will considerably
reduce the amount of messages it takes to communicate among all clients.