[ruby-oci8-devel] status of FAN Support

Flinn Mueller theflinnster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 19:55:41 EST 2009


Yes, I plan to address the root cause but this is a large scale  
production site and I'm looking for some type of sensible timeout  
option.

I've seen the enhanced adapter but it doesn't appear to offer anything  
over the standard that we're interested in.

Thanks,
Flinn

On Mar 2, 2009, at 5:46 PM, Christopher Jones wrote:

>
> Flinn,
>
> You can get an overview of how FAN might be implemented from
> http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/php/pdf/php-scalability-ha-twp.pdf
> I don't think it would be of general help in your case.  It would be  
> best to
> resolve the root cause of the problem.
>
> BTW, have you looked at the "enhanced" adapter? http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=6212
>
> Chris
>
> Flinn Mueller wrote:
>> We're using the activerecord-oracle-adapter with Rails and Oracle  
>> RAC.  We're seeing locking in certain situations and I'd rather the  
>> request timeout than what it currently does (block forever and tie  
>> up mongrels).  In reading about FAN it seems it could help our  
>> timeout situation but I'm not 100% certain at this point how it's  
>> implemented etc.
>> On Mar 2, 2009, at 3:41 PM, Christopher Jones wrote:
>>>
>>> Flinn Mueller wrote:
>>> > Is there any update on when FAN support will make it in to a  
>>> production
>>> > release?
>>>
>>> There's no estimated time that I'm aware of.
>>>
>>> Having strong user demand is always a good way to get projects
>>> prioritized.  Can you tell me what you are doing with ruby-oci8 and
>>> how FAN would help you?
>>>
>>> Chris
>>>
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