Big asterisk talk

  • By some guy at Digium
  • Digium is what started the tech

The community

9800 contributors to Asterisk

Asterisk Design Issues

  • Couldn’t predict how it was going to be used
  • Wasn’t planned to be used in the cloud
  • Asterisk was not planned to be used in some of the directions it is being used
  • issues
  • performance
  • scalability
  • extendability
  • fault tolerance
  • too many implementations to get new design architecture in!

Asterisk SCF

  • Asterisk Scalability Framework
  • Asterisk SCF is a collection of parts rather than a monolithic whole
  • Allows distribution across machines

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