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Re: [ecf-dev] Speed of the different discovery providers

On 01/28/2011 02:25 PM, ahmed.aadel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>>Zookeeper and SLP/JmDNS work quite differently. Where SLP/JmDNS use
>>multicast, Zookeeper uses a unicast connection. Thus Zookeeper will be
>>naturally faster (for small numbers of client), but it has the drawback
>>that it requires client configuration (IP of Zookeeper server).
> This statement is based on what facts?
>><..> (for small numbers of client)

On the fact that Zookeeper requires one unicast connection per client
(doesn't it?).
With large numbers of clients, a multicast connection will considerably
reduce the amount of messages it takes to communicate among all clients.