[IPython-User] ipcontroller failover?

Darren Govoni darren@ontrenet....
Sun Feb 12 12:42:48 CST 2012


Thanks Min,

Is it possible to open a ticket for this capability for a (near) future
release? It compliments that already amazing load balancing capability.

Perhaps a related but separate notion would be the ability to have
clustered controllers for HA.

On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 08:32 -0800, Min RK wrote:
> No, there is no failover mechanism.  When the controller goes down, further requests will simply hang.  We have almost all the information we need to bring up a new controller in its place (restart it), in which case the Client wouldn't even need to know that it went down, and would continue to just work, thanks to some zeromq magic.
> 
> -MinRK
> 
> On Feb 12, 2012, at 5:02, Darren Govoni <darren@ontrenet.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >  Does ipython support any kind of clustering or failover for
> > ipcontrollers? I'm wondering how situations are handled where a
> > controller goes down when a client needs to perform something.
> > 
> > thanks for any tips.
> > Darren
> > 
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