Load balancing deal with the techniques involved on using multiple systems to deal with high demands, balancing the load between those multiple systems. Questions deal with networking and server load balancing, using dedicated hardware or not.

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Default backend in haproxy

I wonder whether there is a way to configure a default backend in haproxy, so it balances requests among a pool of backend servers (three in the example below), keeping the default backend as a ...
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How is a single IP address load balanced?

I'm aware of "round robin DNS" load balancing, but how can a single IP address be load balanced? Google's DNS servers for example, 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Wikipedia's load balancing article states: ...
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Load Balancer for web site hosted on Apache server - Linux [duplicate]

I am hosting a website on Apache2 server in Linux (Ubantu 14.01), its a PHP website. I need too create access point for around 5000 concurrent users. Can anybody help me with the Hardware which i ...
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How to AVOID getting caught in a DDOS meant for someone else (not prevent)?

So we have a load balancer and all that jazz set up with Rackspace. However, guess what, our clients' websites were down again today. It seems that Rackspace should have their load-balancer ...
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Web-Application scalability topology in different geographical locations [closed]

I am trying to make an always-on scalable application in two different locations. I have four components I understand that I need: DNS, Load balancing, Database, and the Web server. Database: For ...
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Create a 2 ISP failover config on Ubuntu or FreeBSD

I have 1 Ubuntu Box and 2 ISP providers. Also I have a 1 LAN: # WAN1 (100Mbps): ip: 5.5.5.5 netmask: 255.255.255.252 gateway: 5.5.5.1 #WAN2 (20Mbps): ip: 4.4.4.4 netmask: 255.255.255.0 gateway: ...
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EC2 Failing Load Balancer Health Check

One of my projects is an internal web app which we are putting behind a load balancer. As of now there is only one ec2 (will be more in production) and the load balancer is not able to reach the ec2. ...
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how to prevent loadbalancer from going offline?

i plan to setup a load balancer for a webproject but there is a major issue in my head: a typical loadbalancer would be: (provided by nginx upstream) Server #1 accepts all requests and forwards them ...
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DNS UDP Load Balancer - Is there X-forward-for like options? [duplicate]

We're using the Rackspace's UDP load balancer - however its only giving us internal 10.x.x.x addresses from our clients, and not the actual "external" of the external connection. On an HTTP Server I ...
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How to configure database loadbalacer and fail over with master slave configuration

I have a web application written in java with Mysql database. I want to ensure high availability of my database server, hence i have configured master-slave replication mode. All my reads goes to ...
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Geographic load balancing

At a company they currently have a typical webserver setup: one webserver and one database server. Unfortunately there are often problems due to high load on the webserver and database so I was asked ...
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Simple way to test my load balancer from behind (inside) its LAN

I have a 3 DSL load balancer with, say, 1MB/seg download speed. In order to check its correct behavior from any of the computers connected to this load balancer and see if traffic (download, at least) ...
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How would you set up multiple SSL terminating Haproxy instances, which are themselves load balanced?

I've been doing a great deal of research and experimentation on this, and I'm really running into a wall: I'm trying to set up HAProxy as the reverse proxy for a high-availability environment. All ...
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What is the request flow in BIG-IP load balancers for NONE preference?

I would like to know to which member does the request will be first directed to when NONE preference is set in the BIG-IP load balancers. From this link, there are three ways to set the redundancy ...
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Load balancing iptables

I am trying to use iptable for load balancing. I'm working with virtualbox. All vm (debian)are in internal networking and IPs are static. I want to route requests coming to my web server(apache2) with ...
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Azure Traffic Manager TTL - what does it mean for downtime

The default TTL on Azure Traffic Manager is 5 minutes by default. Does this mean that when a server (endpoint) goes down then people won't get routed to a working server for up to 5 mins?
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Load balancing network traffic using iptables

I am trying to load balance traffic from internal LAN on a linux router having two gateways. Initially I went for the iproute implementation which didnt balance the load as expected, reason being that ...
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Load Balanced Apache [closed]

I am currently working on a POC solution where I would use a software load balancer to ensure HA for two Apache servers. Please pardon any mistakes because this is the first time I am playing around ...
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I can't upload server certificate on AWS IAM

I got AWS iam working on my server, and trying to upload some certificates: aws iam upload-server-certificate --server-certificate-name domain2014 --certificate-body ...
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How to prepare jboss cluster of shutdown of a node?

We have a clustered application running on several servers. We want to be able to do a graceful shutdown of each node individually and while the others keep on running. The work is started via JMS ...
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RapidSSL: domain name does not match the certificate common name or SAN

I'm installing SSL certifcate (RapidSSL) on Amazon AWS (Load balancer). Installation was already completed, but when I test it I get: Wrong certificate installed. The domain name does not match the ...
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Apache presents wrong certificate when accessed via load balancer [duplicate]

I've got a server that has two SSL certificates set up, one for internal access where it is accessed along the lines of host.my-local.net and other for external access where it is accessed similar to ...
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Load balancing IPTABLES POSTROUTING rules

I have an interface with 5 IP addresses assigned to it (as virtual adapters) let's call them x1,x2,x3,x4 and x5. Currently I have SNAT POSTROUTING forwarding rules from local source range to specific ...
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NGINX ip_hash load balancing not working

I've set up NGINX to load-balance requests to my web app. One front end server passes requests to two backend servers. All works fine. However, I have been using the ip_hash directive to ensure users ...
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Clustered Apache 2.4 LoadBalancer displays no content on /balancer-manager

I have a Clustered Loadbalancer (pacemaker, corosync, apache 2.4) on CentOS 7. There are two configuration files, one for the actual balanced site and one for the balancer-manager. When I access the ...
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NGINX: Disk write spike and/or not enough workers error from sudden surge in traffic causing 500 errors

I have been trying to diagnose an issue we have on our production servers. We have a server running NGINX as a load balancer which splits requests between four application servers. At least a few ...
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Apache 2.2.4 Proxy Balancer Extremely Slow When a Balancemember is down

I am using apache 2.2.4 as a reverse proxy server in my DMZ. The Proxy Balancer appears to work great when the two BalancerMember servers are up. But if I shut one down, It takes roughly 30-45 seconds ...
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WordPress behind haproxy: $_POST being reset

So here's the sitch: Load balancer (haproxy) delivering to 3 web servers and a database server, 5 servers in total with memcache sessions being shared between the web servers. I can confirm that ...
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TCP Load balancing

I need to implement an architecture that can serve 3 million GPS Devices sending Location Updates/Alerts (every 10 secs) to our system for processing. Features: 1) TCP communication. 1) Long lived ...
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Bottle neck of nginx?

I'm using nginx as a load balancer on amazon ec2 m3.large instance. This load balancer will receive loads from a load generator and distributed them to the 3 instance with mysql database serves as ...
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Howto configure apache httpd load balancing with workers that only differ in path, not host?

How can load balancing in apache httpd be configured if the workers only differ in path, not host? E.g. I have the public URL http://www.example.com/myapp and this should be load balanced to internal ...
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Riak setup and LB?

Quick question about setting up riak cluster. Do I need load balancer in front of the cluster ? The cluster will have 3 nodes with N =3, so successful write must have the data in 3 nodes. Any ...
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High Load Website. how to load balancing? [closed]

i have the following problem: i have two servers (intel xeon 3,4 GHZ with 32GB RAM and RAID 10 (4x1TB Enterprise Harddiscs). all servers are installed with vmware esxi 5.5 (free). webserver, ...
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Nginx Load Balancer Optimum Specs

I have 3 Nginx servers and each of them should handle about 2k users (concurrent connections). In front of them I have Nginx load balancer. That's 4 Virtual machines, sharing same subnet and same ...
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HAProxy backend throttling

I'd like to use a similar setting with the one described here to rotate among a set of proxies (not Tor but same idea). One extra requirement though is to throttle requests so that no backend server ...
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Why layer 7 load balancer cannot pass through SSL termination?

I need to share ssl termination task among server farm or multiple processes. In this architecture, there should be a load balancer before this ssl termination task. After looking for an appropriate ...
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Architecting nginx for redundacy

This may be a stupid question, but after googling a while I can't find the answer or just don't know how to ask it. I have a web app running on a server named 'myserver1'. I've brought up 'myserver2' ...
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Scale HAProxy for more than 64k websockets

We are trying to design an architecture that will be able to handle more than 64k websockets. We first tried with Amazon ELB, but its design doesn't allow unexpected spike of traffic nor websocket. ...
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How to achieve stateful fail over when using multiple uplinks?

I have multiple ISP lines over which I am load balancing the network traffic on my linux machine having multiple interfaces ( eth0, eth1 ,eth2, eth3) . This I am doing by creating the routing tables ...
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Fail over in Lokiwall Firewall

I have configured lokiwall firewall on my linux machine having multiple interfaces. Dual Routing works fine. However, I wanted to know how does the fail over happen in case a link goes down. Do the ...
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Permanent redirect from machine behind load-balancer

I suppose you've seen questions about Google indexing both the domain name and IP address of a site. I have a similar problem, except there's a load-balancer in between, and I have no access to this ...
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F5 BigIP limiting the amount of sources able to connect to a virtual server

In an F5 bigIP LTM with sw version 11.4.1, is it possible to have multiple sources addresses for a virtual server? The objective is to limit the number of sources from where the virtual server can be ...
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HAProxy RTMP (TCP) load balancing

I am using HAProxy as load balancer for the RTMP protocol. For now it's working very very good but I have one small problem. I want to send the client's IP on the RTMP request after the load balancer. ...
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nginx proxy_redirect websockets, not proxy

I have been able to successfully set up nginx as a load balancer to proxy websocket requests (with SSL), however, really I think I need to be able to redirect them. My desired configuration is to ...
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Splitting HTTP/HTTPS traffic with SSL Termination in Rackspace Load Balancer

I've got a Load Balancer (LB) set up, with the SSL certificate installed, and a Cloud Server sat behind it serving my site. If I visit a static file in the site, with http:// or https:// it gets ...
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How does Linux distribute load on multiple CPU cores

Let's say I got 2 quadcore processors (8x 2,13Ghz). The server runs multiple programs which can only utilize 1 core + Nginx and Apache worker at the same time. The question is, does Linux efficiently ...
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Scaling a web application horizontally in Tomcat (load balancing / clustering)

I develop a simple REST-style web application consisting of 2 basic modules. Module#1: server exposing REST web services, stateless, deployed in Tomcat Module#2: REST client There is one Tomcat ...
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How to enable stateless session resumption cache behind load balancer?

I scanned my servers' SSL/TLS configuration using https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/, and it reported Session resumption (caching) No (IDs assigned but not accepted) I'm using 2 instances of Azure web ...
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multi-wan problems with web services

I recently set up a multi-wan connection for a small company, because they are at the end of the line for any possible ISP, services do go down, and they really depend on their Internet connection. I ...
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Load Balancing over multiple ISP connections

I have been trying to implement load balance and fail over on a linux machine having multiple interfaces. Currently I am using two ISP lines and I wish to split the network traffic such that both of ...