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how to recover from a failed web server or reverse proxy

I have the following setup in my datacenter. Global LB --> HA proxy (2 instances on different servers via VRRP, performs HTTPS termination, acts as reverse proxy) ---> Nginx(2 instances on different ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to balance load between multiple Nginx load balancers without using a hardware load balancer?

I plan to balance load between my app servers using a separate Nginx server as a software load balancer. But actually, it's because a load balancer in front of the app servers allows me to update an ...
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0answers
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Prevent NGINX from rerouting to a backend that was previously down

I'm using NGINX's ip_hash directive to ensure that client requests always end up at the same backend server. In the case of a backend server outage, NGINX will reroute to the available server, and ...
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corosync + pacemaker + nginx

I have been trying to configure and implement corosync + pacemaker + nginx to my vbox to create a High-Availability set-up between web servers. But can't find an exact tutorial on how to make it work ...
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0answers
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Nginx Active/Active Cluster Setup

I am currently attempting to configure a pair of load balancing servers in an Active/Active configuration using the following: Nginx Corosync Pacemaker Applicable instructions were followed ...
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1answer
384 views

2 servers, high availability and faster response

I recently bought a second webserver because I worry about hardware failure of my old server. Now that I have that second server I wish to do a little more then just have one server standby and ...
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1answer
336 views

which high availability model to choose for website (nginx/mysql)

We have 5 physical servers. All are identical. 16 gb ram, 4x146 10k sas in raid 10. So, we need high availability. Current plan is following: 2 boxes with Heartbeat for load balancing. At this ...
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3answers
739 views

HAProxy NGInx SSL setup

I've been looking around different setups for a server cluster supporting SSL and I would like to benchmark my idea with you. Requirements: All servers in the cluster should be under the same full ...
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2answers
852 views

store high amount of photos (150 million) and make available for web [closed]

For a actual project I must setup a high-available storage server who can store and publish (http) 150 million photos in 7 sizes means total 1050 million files. For every photo we need total 200 KB ...
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2answers
1k views

high load web server setup

I'm preparing a server setup for a dating website who need to be able to process around 5'000 - 10'000 req/sec to the main site. My idea was to do it this way: Server for static content (css, js, ...
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1answer
411 views

Does order of servers in nginx config matter?

I have a custom tool which generates a part of nginx config in the following form, for example: upstream backend { ip_hash; server server1:8080; server server2:8080; server localhost:8080 ...
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The downsides of using nginx as a primary web server?

I've seen millions of websites using nginx as a proxifying webserver working together with Apache. But I've seen very few servers running nginx only as their default webserver. What are the main ...