[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovsdb-cs: Avoid unnecessary re-connections when updating remotes.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Jun 29 20:08:18 UTC 2021

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 09:57:44PM +0200, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> For the more or less automatic ways of solving the disbalance there are
> few more ideas that we can explore:
> - Try to measure the load on the ovsdb-server process and report it
>   somehow in the _Server database, so the client might make a decision
>   to re-connect to a less loaded server.  This might be some metric
>   based on total number of clients or the time it takes to run a
>   single event processing loop (poll interval).

The servers could report their individual loads to each other via the
leader, and report all the server loads in _Server.  This has pitfalls
too, of course.

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