Integration of Discovery Service

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Tue May 5 09:40:41 EDT 2015


On 5/5/15, 7:00 AM, "Peter Schober" <peter.schober at univie.ac.at> wrote:

>Not that any of this matters to the thread:
>
>* Rod Widdowson <rdw at steadingsoftware.com> [2015-05-05 12:33]:
>> > 2) Centralized Discovery Service:
>> >      If there are more IDP's then this is better. 
>> 
>> No.  Each scale similarly.
>> 
>> The CDS is better if:
>[...]
>> - You are a federation and need to provide a scalable (by SP number)
>> back stop for those SPs who chose to not deploy an EDS.
>
>I'd still rather deploy a Shib SP with the EDS specifically for the
>purpose of providing a "fallback" central DS than run the CDS.
>Or use Lukas' SWITCHwayf.

We think so too, that's why we're pretty much ready to kill the CDS as part of the V2 EOL. If that panics anybody, particularly any consortium members, now's a good time to yell.

-- Scott



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