[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Proposal: Contol-Panel packaging

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 04:56:18 EDT 2012

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> For deployments that eschew servers, a caching proxy won't help.  But
> on the other hand, sharing the updates across a bunch of XOs might be
> possible using a torrent-like implementation.

Facebook uses torrents to distribute their rpm and web site updates,
they have a custom algorithm that favours rack, then row, then DC. It
allowed them to cut their time to push out updates to all their
servers by an order of magnitude to their previous means.


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