Some providers of enterprise WebSocket servers claim their real-time web technology scales to millions of users. However, AFAIK, only MigratoryData currently offers evidence of how this scaling is achieved. Some claims: Kaazing "A true veteran performance guru (Kirk Pepperdine) joins the Kaazing team to verify test Kaazing's 1 million connection benchmark on a 1U blade"… Continue reading Websocket Server Handling Millions of Concurrent Users: True or False?
I plan to blog about some important features of the WebSocket / Comet servers: High Vertical Scalability, Clustering (Horizontal Scalability / Load Balancing), Low Latency, Guaranteed Message Delivery (in presence of failures), Fault Tolerance (both on client-side and server-side), Security (including Authorization / Entitlement), Low Bandwidth, Monitoring, APIs, Benchmarking. If you think I missed an… Continue reading The Must-Have Features of a WebSocket / Comet Server