Software DNS hghi availability and load balancer solution [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Tue Jan 18 21:43:55 CST 2011
0n Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 02:42:57PM -0500, david raistrick wrote:
>On Tue, 18 Jan 2011, Rhys Rhaven wrote:
>> Having hit these issues myself, I heavily recommend a real frontend
>> proxy like nginx or varnish.
>A frontend proxy (nginx, varnish, haproxy, or anything else) doesnt give
>you HA any more than any other loadbalancer solution does. You need a way
>to send traffic to another frontend server when the primary frontend
>server fails, or is overloaded, transparently.
freebsd + varnish + carp (http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/carp.html)
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