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Re: [Linux-cluster] Choose between broadcast and multicast for cman



Riaan van Niekerk wrote:
> Is there any reason or advantage to use multicast over broadcast, which
> offsets the complexity of multicast (relative to broadcast), e.g more
> control, less traffic, others?

Generally multicast behaves the same as broadcast. The only time you would
need multicast is if your nodes are on different subnets - in which case you
would also have to make sure the router had sufficiently low latencies to
support clustering over it.



-- 

patrick


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