Re: Apache clustering w/ load balancing and failover
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 02:00:35PM +0100, Shri Shrikumar wrote:
> Looking at the documentation for LVS, it mentions that it needs two
> nodes, a primary node and a backup node which then feeds into n real
We're using a single LVS server to balance things out to 4 webserver, 2
POP mail and 2 SMTP mail servers. Actually, it's 3 webservers right now,
as a hardware failure required us to steal a webserver for 'other uses'
All of the servers behind the LVS are netbooting from an NFS machine.
This sucks because we have a single point of failure (LVS) but the
intent is to get a second eLViS (hehe) running with heartbeat between
the two. It's on the network map ;)
So you can run it with a single LVS, but I wouldn't prefer to. Since
it's simply redirecting stuff, it doesnt' need to be that powerful.
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