Web sessions allow websites to have “short-term memory” about a user’s activity. One example of the usefulness of these sessions are ecommerce shopping carts. Items in a shopping cart remain in a “session”, accumulated until the moment of payment at checkout. This episode of Back to Basics covers the most common architectural patterns for web session management: sticky sessions and distributed session management. Gonzalo reviews the architectural designs and discusses advantages and disadvantages of this architectural building block.
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