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Re: [Vrs-development] VRS and SEE/DEE goals

From: Chris Smith
Subject: Re: [Vrs-development] VRS and SEE/DEE goals
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 19:08:51 +0000

On Monday 25 March 2002 17:26, Bill Lance wrote:

> But, my question then is, why not just run the service
> directly on the net with a dedicated service.  Since
> the service is completely attached to that host
> anyway, there is little value that a VRS adds, except
> for exposing the service through a different ip
> address.  Althought, come to think of it, that might
> in itself be quite useful ....  hum.

Okay using some made up numbers:

Simply because if only 10% of a web site happens to be
dynamic, why prevent the other 90% from being distributed?
If the local LDS that supports the dynamic 10% goes
away, the other 90% is still available and can still serve
requests (presuming that this 90% doesn't at some
point need to reference something in the missing 10%).

This may be way way way over the top, but at this stage
id rather dump everything on the table and throw away the


Chris Smith
  Technical Architect - netFluid Technology Limited.
  "Internet Technologies, Distributed Systems and Tuxedo Consultancy"
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