[CentOS] load balancer recommendations
borepstein at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 00:10:47 UTC 2013
Did you mean this:
But this looks like an integrated solution, hardware and software. I am
just looking for the software part.
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 7:06 PM, Joseph Spenner <joseph85750 at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Am 19.01.2013 um 21:35 schrieb Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>:
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > The question is not necessarily CentOS-specific - but there are lots of
> > > bright people on here, and - quite possibly - the final implementation
> > will
> > > be on CentOS hence I figured I'd ask it here. Here is the situation.
> > >
> > > I need to configure a Linux-based network load balancer (NLB) solution.
> > The
> > > idea is this. Let us say I have a public facing load balancer machine
> > with
> > > an public IP of, say, 188.8.131.52. It is to receive the traffic (let's
> > say,
> > > HTTP traffic) and then route it to two private HTTP servers, let's say,
> > > 192.168.10.10 and 192.168.10.11. It has to have persistence - i.e., be
> > > state- and session-aware. If for whatever reason one of the servers
> > > down the remaining pool shares all the traffic in some fashion (be it
> > eound
> > > robin, saturation based, whatever).
> > >
> > > We have tried Vyatta ( http://vyatta.org/ ) and ZeroShell (
> > > http://www.zeroshell.org/ ) and both are very good but their NLB seems
> > to
> > > be externally facing (i.e., you have several internet connections and
> > > trying to divide your traffic between them). What we need is an
> > "internally
> > > facing" one, if I may say so.
> > >
> > > Any advice on what may help us would be greatly appreciated.
> I've had pretty good luck with Barracuda load balancers.. You can
> configure them to keep a user session on a single server, which is often
> desired, and spread new connections to other servers as they arrive.
> The only problem I had with them, ironically, was they would crash if I
> purchased their "Live Updates" feature. It's some sort of auto updating
> black-list service you can buy which helps protect the device and your
> resources. But after I disabled that, the device has been rock solid.
> Been working great since about 2006.
> If life gives you lemons, keep them-- because hey.. free lemons.
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