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How to Flush NginX's SSL buffer mid-request for Server Push

I'm writing an app that uses long polling to push messages to clients. It doesn't end the request when it finishes sending a message though: it just flushes. It works fine, even when I proxy it ...
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Options for real-time web notifications and updates using Comet/XMPP vs WebSocket technologies on a Microsoft stack?

I am scoping out the architectural options for a project that will render live updates (like Facebook) of user activities - logins, photos, etc. Two main UI components of this are an auto-updating ...
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Long Polling Options: Nginx, PHP, Node.js

Also posted here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8839295/long-polling-options-nginx-php-node-js I'm designing a long-polling app to broadcast small changes very rapidly to, possibly, a large ...
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250k connections for comet with node.js

How to implement node.js to be able to handle 250k connections as comet server (client side we use socket.io)? Would the use of nginx as proxy/loadbalancer be the right solution? Or will HA-Proxy be ...
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Meteor server unicode channel problem

When trying to subscribe to a channel named "public" with Meteor, a specialised web server for real-time push using COMET, I get the desired response: <script>ch("public",0)</script> ...
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High availability without dropping connections

Is it possible to have a high availability setup, in this example going to 2 webservers, and allow it to fail over without dropping connections? I have two webservers that are using comet, an HTTP ...
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Is it feasible/practical to run a Comet-style/long polling application served by nginx + PHP/FastCGI?

I'm interested in running a web service, that while I could implement via traditional AJAX, it would be better served with a more continuous stream of data, such as long polling or Comet stuff. I ...
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How do firewalls interact with Comet protocols?

Generally speaking, how do firewalls handle Comet style protocols? Are there firewalls that are better at handling a large number of mostly idle long-polling connections?
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Proven and Scalable Comet Server

What is the most proven, scalable comet server solution out there that can handle up to 100.000 real-life connections per node using HTTP streaming (not long-poll)? It must be a free, preferably ...
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Setting up Ajax Push Engine (APE) to play nice with Apache

I'm trying to setup Ajax Push Engine (http://ape-project.org) on a CentOS server. I've installed the APE Server and verified that it is running correctly. I setup a subdomain on a separate IP, but I ...
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Running HTTP server on non-standard port - consequences?

I have a web server for HTML and Flash and a COMET server. Only the Flash stuff will ever talk to the COMET server. I'm considering running both server on the same machine. If I would do so, I ...
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How to enable Jetty to support cometd/reverse ajax while let it listen to port 80?

I would like to use cometd / reverse ajax capability of Jetty 7. I tried to configure it so it listen to port 80, instead of 8080. However, according to ...