[UPHPU] load balanced file-based sessions
sean at lookin3d.com
Tue May 6 10:18:37 MDT 2008
Joseph Scott wrote:
> On May 6, 2008, at 9:52 AM, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
>> What options exist for file-based sessions within a high traffic,
>> load balanced environment?
> Having session state on the server side is very convenient, but when
> it comes to scaling out it becomes a real pain. If you have a site
> that must be able to handle a lot of traffic (pick your number,
> depends a lot on your app) then the convenience of server side session
> state quickly becomes a liability. For high traffic sites I highly
> recommend designing it to not use server side session state.
You loose a lot of security by having the client store the data...
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