[lug] Load-balancing web servers
mec at dotorg.org
Sun Jan 19 09:24:53 MST 2003
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On Friday 10 January 2003 11:51, Jeff Schroeder wrote:
> Is there a way to keep the files synchronized in near-real-time, so
> the load balancing works seamlessly? I know I could have a third
> server that's, say, NFS-mounted by the two web servers, but then I
> have a single point of failure-- which is the very thing I'm trying
> to avoid. I looked at a package called DRBD a while back; it's a
> "network RAID" system but was beta code and I had some problems with
> it. And I don't think rsync-ing every 10 seconds is a viable
> solution, either...
You'll have to write your own wrapper to call rsync, but you can
probably get something quick and dirty using the FAM package...
Several applications in the KDE tree use it. Good stuff.
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