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Client w/Clustered Server question

Chris Youngblood
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Joined: Apr 02, 2007
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I have an enterprise program running on a clustered server with multiple users. This enterprise program can execute .java extensions.

I currently have a java extension written that works great, only it executes on the server instead of the client. I'm pretty much a newbie to all this, but can anyone provide guidance on how to execute on the client-side.

I've seen mutiple posts relating to sockets, but not sure how this would be effected by a clustered server environment since there are mutiple IP addresses that the client may or may not be able to connect to.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,
Chris
Stan James
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I'll pick out the one bit of this that I think I understand. When a client connects into a cluster, they usually use the address of a load balancer of some kind. That is a single IP address that divides the work among the nodes of the cluster. Sometimes it's a dedicated piece of hardware and sometimes it's a software part of the cluster.

Does that sound like something your cluster has?


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Van Glass
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What transport protocol is the client using? i.e. is it a web based application? If so, then to get the code to execute on the client side it would need to be in the form of an applet.
 
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