Performance and cheap storage

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at
Mon Aug 7 11:44:54 EDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 12:15 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 07 Aug 2006, Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:
> > I think David is missing the issue: it's the proxied connection which is
> > problematic, not the connection to the client.  this locks the IP
> > addresses to the frontend's and the backend's, and the port on the
> > backend side is always 143 (or whatever you prefer), so the only
> > variable part of the tuple is the port number on the frontend.  this
> > restricts a frontend to 65k connections to each backend.
> Not if the two hosts are capable of TCP timestamps, AFAIK.

I'm afraid I don't see the relevance, please explain.

Kjetil T.

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