[Phpwm] Load Balancing and redundancy

Phil Beynon phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 16:49:13 GMT 2007

> Yes that's balance.
> Good article on it here:
> http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=05/07/27/1729229
> that makes it sound amazingly easy.
> The things I'm not sure about are:
> Redundancy - It can handle one of the web servers going down but what
> happens if the balance server goes down?
> Resources - I guess you need to have an exact copy of the site on each
> server which sounds like a headache. Linux Virtual Server
> utilizes a shared
> data store so gets around this.

If you have a spare nic port on each server you can back to back them and
keep them up to date with each other with rsync.


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