links for 2007-03-08
“Spread is an open source toolkit that provides a high performance messaging service that is resilient to faults across local and wide area networks.” – got this from Cal Hendersens excellent book Building Scaleable Web Sites
mod_log_spread is a patch to Apache’s mod_log_config, which provides an interface for spread to multicast access logs. It utilizes the group communication toolkit Spread, developed at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Networking and Distributed System
memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load.