Re: Setting up a HA server with limited resources
On Sat, 22 Mar 2008, Rico Secada <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> A customer with very limited resources needs to set up a high available
> system running apache, mysql, postfix and dovecot and I have gotten the
> I have only two Pentium 4 machines at my disposal, and I have begun
> researching how to make them work with load balancing and fail safe
> operations at the same time. I have one public IP address available.
> I would like to reach a state, if possible, in which load balancing is
> performed, but at the same time, if one machine fails, the other will
> automatically take over. I believe this setup is also very useful when
> deploying updates.
> Any advice on how to implement such a setup?
Check heartbeat, cman, update-cluster packages. If you plan to deploy a
scheme with shared disk access, you'll also need gfs, gulm, clvm, fence