Hi Dido,

This site is indeed the best site on Drb but do not answer all my questions :)
But thanks for the link !

Mickael.


On 10/31/06, Dido Sevilla <dido.sevilla / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/30/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
> > I'm not sure anyone uses just drb ... it's more common to use drb via
> > the Rinda layer on top of drb. Try a search for Rinda ... there was a
> > talk about Rinda at RubyConf 2006.
>
> Funny, I use DRb by itself a lot, but have never yet used Rinda for a
> production application. DRb by itself works just fine for all of my
> needs, but then I'm not trying (yet) to build an application that will
> do automated service discovery. I don't see why you say it's more
> common to use Rinda on top of DRb. While I admit that Rinda is
> interesting, it still leaves you with the problem of the actual DRb
> services that you'll publish on top of it.
>
> Anyway, to answer the GP poster's question, I learned all I needed to
> know about programming DRb from the following sites:
>
> http://segment7.net/projects/ruby/drb/index.html
> http://wiki.rubygarden.org/Ruby/page/show/DrbTutorial
>
> Eric Hodel's segment7 site has a lot of stuff; even includes a
> tutorial on how to properly run DRb over SSL, and it appears to be one
> of the few English language sites describing how to use Rinda.
>
> By the way, DRb is really not that hard. From experience, DRb actually
> makes writing distributed objects TOO easy, so easy that you wind up
> making mistakes like forgetting that some object is actually a remote
> one, and consequently also forgetting the necessary error checking
> that that would entail, resulting in problems when you try using such
> remote services over something less reliable than a private LAN.
>
>


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