Re: load balancing and fault tolerance without load balancer

From: Larry J. Blunk (no email)
Date: Fri Mar 14 2008 - 12:49:10 EDT

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        You might want to consider client side load balancing --

    http://www.digital-web.com/articles/client_side_load_balancing/

    Joe Shen wrote:
    > hi,
    >
    > we plan to set up a web site with two web servers.
    >
    > The two servers should be under the same domain
    > name. Normally, web surfing load should be
    > distributed between the servers. when one server
    > fails, the other server should take all of load
    > automatically. When fault sever recovers, load
    > balancing should be achived automatically.There is no
    > buget for load balancer.
    >
    >
    > we plan to use DNS to balance load between the two
    > servers. But, it seems DNS based solution could not
    > direct all load to one server automatically when the
    > other is down.
    >
    >
    > Is there any way to solve problem above?
    >
    > we use HP-UX with MC-Service Guard installed.
    >
    >
    > thanks in advance.
    >
    > Joe
    >
    >
    >


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