[SR-Users] DMQ and/or Database for dialogs, registrations, etc..
georgediam at gmail.com
Wed May 2 16:56:41 CEST 2018
Do you expect the DMQ vs database advantages to still hold true even when
considering REDIS as a database (new backend in devel should make this
possible)? Or are these points mainly relevant when it comes to
traditional, persistent storage databases like mySQL? Thanks!
On 27 April 2018 at 21:23, Charles Chance <charles.chance at sipcentric.com>
> Hello Joel,
> +1 to everything Alex has said. Using DMQ simplifies/flattens the stack
> and allows for a truly decoupled cluster with fewer points of failure.
> In production we use DMQ for htable, usrloc, dialog and presence, where
> previously we were using MySQL with Percona - now, performance is vastly
> improved and the admin overhead is greatly reduced.
> Disclaimer: I am possibly very slightly biased!
> On Fri, 27 Apr 2018 at 16:45, Alex Balashov <abalashov at evaristesys.com>
>> Hello Joel,
>> Our experience with using DMQ for dialog and usrloc replication has been
>> very positive, and we recommend it wholeheartedly over the crusty
>> database sync-based methods.
>> The primary appeal comes from the fact that the replication is done at a
>> higher level, so there is no need to contend with issues surrounding the
>> degree of two-way coupling that DB-backed modules have. For instance,
>> the dialog module has both "runtime" and "persistent" components to its
>> backing, so while the dialog module can store dialog info in a DB table,
>> it can't store profile info. Replicating dialogs via DMQ allows one to
>> share profile state.
>> And in general, it's a lot more efficient. If you have 3 or 4
>> registrars, you have a reasonable degree of persistence if you use in
>> memory-only storage for usrloc with DMQ replication. That takes an
>> enormous workload off the database.
>> Databases are for storage; they aren't great for highly ephemeral,
>> short-lived, real-time data, though they're often (mis)used for that
>> DMQ solves a much-needed gap here in Kamailio, and I hope it is extended
>> to provide transport for other components too.
>> -- Alex
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 08:31:56AM -0700, Joel Serrano wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > Just wanted to know what your opinions were on using DMQ modules over
>> > database for things like dialog replication, registrations, etc...
>> > Is DMQ the "new way to go"? I know that there lots of ways of doing
>> > with each having pros/cons... But I was wondering...
>> > What does the community think on this topic?
>> > Are you guys taking advantage of the DMQ modules or are you still
>> > on database as much as possible? Maybe a combination of both?
>> > Cheers,
>> > Joel.
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