[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Fwd: Multiple servers for 1 domain name?

> I'm currently implementing this setup for our web hosting company, and
> so far it's working great.  NFS/MySQL on a big RAID-5 (3Ware) file
> server, with dedicated 100baseT lines to multiple app servers, which
> are all behind a Foundry ServerIronXL.  Works like a champ.  Even
> better if you have your applications using some sort of directory
> structure for authentication, like LDAP or MySQL, (such as vpopmail,
> proftpd, apache auth, etc.)  If I need additional throughput, then I'll
> probably upgrade to Gigabit ethernet between the app servers and the
> file server, and add more app servers.  Also, eventually I'll be adding
> a redundant file server that mirrors the main one..


I'm just planning the same thing, but I'm not sure about reliability of NFS... 
What about using something like AFS or Coda? These fs supports ACL, file 
caching, and also file replication.

--Jan Vitek

Reply to: