New Samba 3 messaging implementations

simo idra at
Tue May 23 12:22:31 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-05-23 at 15:07 +0400, Aleksey Fedoseev wrote:
> Hi Team!
> We are working on implementing Samba 3 for clusters. I've published the
> introduction, several clustering problems and proposed decisions (they
> were inspired by Volker's work) on the Samba wiki:
> Any cluster implementation has to be based on some kind of messaging.
> The first step we planned is to implement socket-based (or any
> non-local) messaging in the trunk/samba-3 branch - upon that we'll be
> able to extend the messaging with tcp- or any other transport like MPI
> for cluster version of Samba.
> Our messaging research is published on the wiki:
> There three messaging
> implementations (tdb-based, unix-dgram-sockets from Samba4 and
> unix-stream-sockets) are listed, benchmarked and compared. Patches to
> the current Samba 3 branch can be downloaded there.
> The main quesion is - what messaging extension can be added to trunk
> branch, so we'll continue clustering research and shall implement
> messaging-based locking for clusters?..

you did a very good job! The 2 wikipages looks very nice.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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