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From Qing Yan <qing...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distributed system with thrift. Is it possible?
Date Mon, 14 Mar 2011 03:14:18 GMT
Hi,

Don't mean to hijack this thread, I have a similar question, is there a
communication framework that can support  reliable, full
asynchronous,pipeline style  data transfer?

Thanks!

On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> For a more peer-based distributed system, you may want to establish servers
> on both sides.
>
> But nothing prevents you from building a distributed system using Thrift.
>
> Can you explain your question a bit more?  What characteristics did you
> think might make Thrift unsuitable?  What is lacking from RPC as a
> primitive?
>
> On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Bryan Duxbury <bryan@rapleaf.com> wrote:
>
> > You can use Thrift to communicate between many nodes in a distributed
> > system. It's still RPC - each node would have to host a server, and other
> > nodes would have to make a connection to that server to pass information
> > around.
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:06 PM, Joshua Partogi <joshua.java@gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > When talking about distributed system, Java has JMX and RMI. Is it
> > > possible to build a distributed system, in a way multiple nodes can
> > > talk to other nodes, with thrift? Or is thrift limited to RPC only.
> > >
> > > Sorry for the vague question. I am still evaluating thrift for
> > > implementing the dynamo paper.
> > >
> > > --
> > > http://twitter.com/jpartogi
> > >
> >
>

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