The options that I know of to do distributed programming with a windows app
but non windows middle tier is this:
Use Corba. This is the same as DCOM, except there are CORBA libraries for
Use HTTP XML servers to act as the middle tier. This way it doesn't matter
what platforms you are using.
Program your client app and server app to talk to each other over tcp/ip and
I think there is an ActiveX/DCOM patch for Linux. Never tried it out. Here
is the link to a FAQ about it:
If you do try it, please let me know your experiences. I'd be more than
interested to hear.
As for calculation load... sorry, can't help you there.
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sanjay Arora" <sk(at)pobox(dot)com>
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2000 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Connection Pooling....an interesting question!!
(was..Connection Pooling...(Repost)...please do help...)
> Well, that essentially means that I have to deploy one more server
> with MTS on it....isn't there anyway that I can do this thing on the
> Linux server? If I have to deploy one more machine...I would like that
> to be a Linux one ;-))
> We are planning to shift our inhouse apps to Linux & Java (GUI using
> SWING), so I would like to byepass MS, if thats at all possible
> somehow. I understand, I would be able to pool my connections
> serverside using Java, but presently I am stuck with ODBC.
> In any case, if somebody can guide me how to calculate the connection
> load & query load, I shall be very thankful.
> With best regards.
> PS: I agree that the XML idea is a terrific one and I shall definitely
> wait till someone develops it....just wish I had the capability to do
> it myself....anyways....someday ;-))
> On Sat, 16 Dec 2000 12:36:06 -0500, in
> tci.lists.rdbms.postgresql.interfaces you wrote:
> >I'm not saying anything about postgres not being able to handle that many
> >connections. I'm just saying it shouldn't if it doesn't have to.
> >Adam Lang
> >Systems Engineer
> >Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Oleg Bartunov" <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
> >To: "Adam Lang" <aalang(at)rutgersinsurance(dot)com>
> >Cc: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> >Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2000 12:28 PM
> >Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Connection Pooling....an interesting question!!
> >(was..Connection Pooling...(Repost)...please do help...)
> >> On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Adam Lang wrote:
> >> > Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2000 12:07:16 -0500
> >> > From: Adam Lang <aalang(at)rutgersinsurance(dot)com>
> >> > To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
> >> > Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Connection Pooling....an interesting
> >question!! (was..Connection Pooling...(Repost)...please do help...)
> >> >
> >> > As (I believe) Joel mentioned, you should use a distributed
> >> > Clients shouldn't directly access your db server. I believe it is
> >> > "acceptable" if you are only looking at a small app that 10 people
> >> > to use, but 200 hundred clients is a lot.
> >> >
> >> > You should have postgres on one tier, your clients on one, and devise
> >> > middle tier that acts as a relay between your clients and postgres.
> >> > way the 200 connections are not handled by postgres. Postgres will
> >> > need to handle the 10 or so you pool with the middle tier.
> >> Brrr, we have 128 persistent connections without any problem.
> >> Just use -N option. I dont' remember maximum number of backends
> >> on default, but you could always change this number.
> >> But you're right whe you speaking about 3-tire model. We're
> >> with Corba and preliminary results are promising
> >> Regards,
> >> Oleg
> >> _____________________________________________________________
> >> Oleg Bartunov, sci.researcher, hostmaster of AstroNet,
> >> Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow University (Russia)
> >> Internet: oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su, http://www.sai.msu.su/~megera/
> >> phone: +007(095)939-16-83, +007(095)939-23-83
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