Experience with Open Source load balancers?
fabio.mendes at bsd.com.br
Tue May 17 00:26:07 UTC 2011
We used Pound (http://www.apsis.ch/pound) on a couple of FreeBSD servers
some years ago.
Configuration is simple and the software has lots of good and interesting
The only problem was that always our traffic had a spike, serving pages
through it became a nightmare.
Eventually we ended up buying a couple of Foundry/Brocade load balancers
I don't know what is software's current development state but if they
managed to solve those performance issues it would be an interesting choice,
if you really want to go that way.
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