Re: Webserver Redundacy
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Webserver Redundacy
- From: Turbo Fredriksson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 16:20:46 +0100
- Message-id: <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: <20070227230941.GB28536@taz.net.au> (Craig Sanders's message of "Wed, 28 Feb 2007 10:09:41 +1100")
- References: <20070227224457.GA26375@santiago.connexer.com> <20070227225130.AFC473BA7F@jdcomputers.com.au> <20070227230941.GB28536@taz.net.au>
Quoting Craig Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> DNS-based round-robin "load balancing" is pretty useless for what you
> want. it doesn't give you redundancy, if one server goes down then half
> the requests will fail.
>From my experience with this, most clients (be it web or LDAP etc) will
eventually try the other IP (without returning an error)... ?
> i suggest you look into LVS anyway.
This probably the most sane way... I haven't tried it in a couple of
years, but when I did, it wasn't mature enough. That was a long time
ago though, so I probably would go this route if I had to do it all