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Re: Load Balancing

"Michael_google gmail_Gersten" <keybounce@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 9/21/07, Alexander W. Janssen <alexander.janssen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 9/21/07, Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Short answer: Tor tries to group many streams on a single circuit.  If
> > > we didn't, that would be way too much PK.
> >
> > Means, if the browser opens up 6 instances to grab stuff from a site,
> > Tor consolidates all requests into a single circuit?
> >
> > Makes sense from a performance point of view.

> If you have a web page with 30 sub-fetches (images, style sheets,
> script files, etc), then they will all fetch over a single circuit.

That's likely, but not guaranteed. Circuits don't last forever.


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