[Freeswitch-users] Questions on Building an application for FreeSWITCH
msc at freeswitch.org
Thu May 13 13:28:00 PDT 2010
Guys, this is getting a bit more intense than what the OP asked about. He
wanted some information on how to use a first-aid kit, not how to perform
brain surgery! :P
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Phillip Jones <pjintheusa at gmail.com> wrote:
> What would the advantage of an N to N architecture be though? An ESL server
> controlling several FS instances has a view of everything that is going on.
> All calls/conferences etc. A real advantage. That is lost when two ESL
> servers are run in parallel. State information could be in a DB cluster -
> but why not have the in-process app access this directly, cutting out the
> middle man?
> How does using ESL make it more scalable and more available with fewer
> components? I am sure you are correct - I just don't see it.
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Kristian Kielhofner <kris at kriskinc.com>wrote:
>> ESL connecting to a socket actually proves to be more scalable and
>> more available with fewer components. Why not have N servers running
>> your socket app with N servers running FreeSWITCH?
>> OpenSIPS introduces its own issues with failover and I've yet to see
>> DNS SRV be the reliability/scalability solution it's made out to be.
>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Phillip Jones <pjintheusa at gmail.com>
>> > And just a general thought of using ESL vs an in process solution like
>> > mod_managed, or LUA.
>> > My understanding is, that using a separate server/process does
>> > give you another point of failure and, if you use a single ESL server
>> > application to control several FS boxes, potentially a single point of
>> > failure. It is fairly easy to build a scalable and reliable FS cluster
>> > using DNS SRV and OpenSIPS in order to avoid any single points of
>> > Having independent FS boxes that pull data, but can fail with little
>> > seems attractive to me,
>> Kristian Kielhofner
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