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Feature #21864

Add Node Configuration Changes to DBNEWS

Added by Beau Harrison 8 months ago. Updated 8 months ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Protocol issues
Start date:
02/07/2019
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Description

Adding node configuration changes to DBNEWS would allow client applications to dynamic update requests.

Use case:
I want to redirect my application to the TIMEAV test node and the TIMEAV test node gets updated. My application is currently still asking for data from the original test node.

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#1 Updated by Richard Neswold 8 months ago

  • Category set to Protocol issues

Beau, Charlie and I briefly discussed this and we feel there should be an update to the DBNEWS protocol. Not just to add this feature that Beau needs but to also update the traditional report format so it's more informative. Adding a new message is fairly disruptive because all client libraries need to recognize the new message -- even if they're going to ignore them. We should take advantage of this effort so DBNEWS broadcasts more thorough reports.

Are there any other database changes we ought to announce?



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