Hi Paul, Thank you.  And, yes, I saw Chris' posting, but I don't think
that's the right solution for us.  A fast shared session variable store
seems to me to be a better way to go and a whole lot more fail safe.

On Tue, 3 May 2005, Paul Winkler wrote:

> On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 05:14:56PM -0400, Tres Seaver wrote:
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> > Dennis Allison wrote:
> > > I am just setting up a multi-headed distributed system with several Zope
> > > heads all communications with a ZEO backend.  The zopes can be on the same
> > > machine or on different machines connected through a high speed backbone. 
> > >  
> > > In our system, all zopes are frontended with pound.
> > > 
> > >           zope1
> > >             |
> > >       zope2----- ZEO-----zope3
> > >                   |
> > >                 zope4
> > > 
> > > We make heavy use of session variables.  Normally, with a single Zope
> > > session variables are stored in a temporary folder, but, as such, they are
> > > are not shared between the zope heads.   In the multiheaded system, the
> > > session variables need to be shared and therefore must be managed by 
> > > ZEO.   What is the recommended best practice for this?  
> > 
> > Richard Jones recently released a SQL-based sessioning implementation:
> > 
> >   http://www.zope.org/Members/richard/ZSQLSessionDataManager
> 
> Or you could look through today's messages to this list, where
> I recall Chris McDonough mentioned using pound to force sessions
> to stick to a ZEO client. That's appealingly simple; the obvious
> drawback is that the session would be lost if the ZEO client restarts.
> Presumably details can be found in the pound docs.
> 
> 

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