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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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How to create a redundent webserver using virtual machines

I would like to create a fail-over web server using one physical box and 2 virtual instances. What I am aiming for is the host OS monitors performance of a web server running in a virtual machine (ie ...
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Can HAProxy load balance a remote site, while the server it runs on hosts another?

Bit of an odd question, and I know it's not ideal, but still..... I currently have a virtual machine that acts as a web server using Apache. This hosts a couple of different sites, with that being ...
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Setup a constant web application availability on Windows Server

I am a part of a team that is building an ASP.NET web system. We need to guarantee, that when the main hosting server with IIS is being updated, web site visitors get the special message that the ...
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update of mysql server without break

Hy, I want to update my databases on my mysql server, but for now i usually take my server down before to the update. I wonder if there is any solution to make the update without any disruption of ...
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Scaling server cluster setup

I'm in middle of re-building a website that currently gets about 4mil+ visitors a month (and that's going straight up lately). It's currently being run and hosted by an external company, but we're ...
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a fallback web server

suppose you only have 2 servers, would you like to place a web server on each. You want webserver X to be primary and serves all the request at all time unless it is down, at which time Y should kick ...
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How to deploy web application for 2 million users?

I've been tasked with figuring out how to do a large scale deployment for a high availability, high traffic, dynamic, flash based web application. There is a good possibility that this application can ...
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Zero-downtime availability in a web-serving frontend on EC2?

We have a web application with low load but high availability requirements. It consists of a single front-end load balancer and a couple back-end servers. The load balancer is there primarily for ...
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Network load balancing, efficience and limits?

I'm about to study about NLB on Windows Server 2003. It archives both of my interests now: scalability and high-availability. But I don't know about its power in production environment. Is NLB a ...
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High-availability and load balancing on IIS?

I need to study about high-availability and load balancing of a web server. My choice was IIS, cause of I'm familiar with it. I have some questions to ask: Which is the first version of IIS that ...
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Configuring DNS to serve pages from multiple servers for a single domain

I have some really high-availability web page content that needs to be online 24x7. So instead of relying on a single server I was wondering if I could handle one domain name with multiple servers? ...