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Comet: Sub-Second Latency with 10K+ Concurrent Users

by Alexander Olaru on  Jan 29, 2008 2

Comet - technology that allows a sever to send over HTTP a message to the client when an event occurs, without the client having to explicitly request it - has been considered by some to scale poorly in the past. Recent tests using Cometd and Jetty as well as Lightstreamer production implementations prove the opposite.