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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local port forwarding with failover

There is a number of similar though not identical processes (worker processes) running on the localhost and listening each on its own TCP port, let's say process1 is listening on port 10001 process2 ...
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ARR Load Balance with two Machines - Always redirect to same Site

described steps for each setup. Created a sample Application WebShareTest , hosted the application in M1(IP 36) on port (80) and same Binary I hosted in M2(IP 210) (on port 8070) I pointed some ...
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Hosting a multi-national website from multiple geographic locations?

I have a large project to build a multi-national corporate website on a CMS. All content needs to be managed from a single central CMS instance. The site will have multiple regional domains (.com, ...
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Need help troubleshooting intermittant TCP timeout in HAProxy

I have an application where the client connects to a server via a simple TCP based protocol over TLS/SSL. In development, this has worked great for many months while we were building our application ...
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unison or Rsync for session files

In my cheap config I am using 2x app servers and 1x DB server. My question now is what I should use in order to sync session files between the servers for my php app? Is unison or Rsync good here, ...
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Zen Load Balancer HTTPS to HTTPS

I've been struggling with an issue that I am hoping someone can help with. Basically, I have setup a working Zen Load Balancer going from HTTPS to HTTP but I am struggling with getting it to work ...
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Apache mod_proxy_balancer + Tomcat load balancing - Should not redirect until web applications are ready

I am using apache2 mod_proxy and mod_proxy_balancer to balance the load to 4 seperate tomcat8 instances on different servers. I am using different AJP ports for each tomcat instance and using jvmRoute ...
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Elastic Load Balancer awseb-e-g has zero healthy instances

I have an Elastic Beanstalk (EB) set up with a running application on a PHP/Apache server. The application was running OK since many hours ago when the EB's health got subtly RED and I don't know why. ...
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Ubuntu Pound Reverse Proxy Load Balancing Based off active server load?

I have Pound installed on a loadbalancer. It seems to work okay, except that it randomly assigns the backend server to forward the request to. I've put 1 backend machine under so much load that it ...
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403 forbidden error going through aws load balancer

I am running a IIS 7 Server behind an aws load balancer. I am using a Verisign SSL certificate which is installed properly but whenever I put in the URL, or the DNS name of the load balancer I get a ...
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Load Balancing DNS Servers: UDP / TCP

I have been asked to rebuild our load balancing infrastructure in the data center. The original request was to load balance FTP servers. I tried doing that using the current load balancer (Piranha / ...
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Scaling Multiple SSL Domains on Multiple EC2 instances in AWS ELB

I'm setting up server that will host multiple SSL domains across a wide range of load balanced EC2 instances and being a programmer who really sucks at network/infrastructure stuff I had some ...
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Two network adapters for a machine to double the transfer speed [on hold]

i am new to this. In my scenario, i have a desktop pc running windows 7 and planning to set up a local web server using xampp for big file transfer in the lab. The problem is that,there are 80 ...
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Nginx multi website multi public ip

I have deployed platform with archetecture where I have nginx lb server hash, behind is app server that has 4 apps. nginx lb server has configurations such as: upstream example1.com { ip_hash; ...
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HAProxy + Percona XtraDB Cluster

I am attempting to setup HAproxy in conjunction with Percona XtraDB Cluster on a series of 3 EC2 instances. I have found a few tutorials online dealing with this specific issue, but I am a bit stuck. ...
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HAProxy switch to backup on 500 errors and/or server down

I'm setting up an HAProxy in front of only 2 backend servers, with a particular configuration: any request should go to server A; but, if server A returns a 5xx error code, all request should go to a ...
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Azure public endpoint SSL termination

In Azure, is there any way to set up an HTTPS endpoint directly on the public VIP, as opposed to joining each VM to a load balanced set, so that I can associate this endpoint with the SSL certificate ...
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Using a Load Balancer in front of SQL Server

We are setting up SQL Server 2014 AG with multiple secondary readonly instances since we have some significant queries that are killing our primary. What we would like to do is put a Load Balancer in ...
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Cassandra 2.x - cluster does not rebalance after adding new nodes

I had 3 nodes, all with ~550GB, and added 4 more. I hoped that data would migrate on its own from old servers to new ones. Unfortunately after one day, data seems to stay in old places. In parallel, ...
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ipvsadm: Access loadbalanced ip's from internal network

I have the following scenario: ipvs-Loadbalancer - direct routing: 123.123.123.117 Realserver 1: eth0: 123.123.123.123 eth1: 10.10.0.1 Realserver 2: eth0: 123.123.123.124 eth1: 10.10.0.2 Random ...
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On a low-level, what is happening when a database server with no connection limit gets “overloaded”?

I'm making my first foray into scaling web architecture, and I was trying to find some more technical literature on what exactly happens that causes a database server to crash. Theoretically, it ...
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Unexpected behaviour when dynamically add node in HAproxy server

I wanted to use HAProxy for my web app for load balancing purpose. I am trying to add a new rabbitmq node dynamically in HAProxy server using command : haproxy -p /var/run/haproxy.pid -sf $(cat ...
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Load Balancer Loop Through

I have a Cisco ASA which is currently load balancing a number of web applications. We are preparing to bring a new application online that is an API that is going to be referenced by one or more of ...
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can AWS load balancer auto restart out of service images?

I have set up a load balancer with two instances in two availability zone I set up an health check to ping a specific page of my webapp now I'm trying to find if the load balancer health check could ...
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nginx automatic failover load balancing

I'm using nginx and NginxHttpUpstreamModule for loadbalancing. My config is very simple: upstream lb { server 127.0.0.1:8081; server 127.0.0.1:8082; } server { listen 89; ...
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nginx failover without load balancing

I'm having trouble with configuring nginx. I'm using nignx for reverse porxy. I just want to send my all requests to my first server. But if the first server is down, I want to send requests to ...
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ELB health checks for freshly launched EC2 instances not working

I'm trying to manually set up a load balanced environment using EC2. My instances are reachable via SSH and ping. However, as soon as I put them inside a load balancer, the instances are not able to ...
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How to replicate application in load balanced infrastructure

AWS use AMI (Amazon Machine Image) to copy the application server whenever new node (server) is deployed. How that work ? What sort of image is that ? What are other ways to do replication of ...
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301 redirect Rule For Load Balance F5 BigIp

I have a load balancer F5 Big ip for my website. Currently, I am having 302 redirect in place; however, I wanted to apply 301 but dont know how. For example: My website (abc.com) when typed 302 ...
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Using Multiple Load Balancers

I'm new to load balancing and I'm wondering if it's possible to use multiple load balancers to redirect traffic to my application servers. I don't really understand how this can be done. Shouldn't a ...
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How can I synchronize 2 web server files with load balance?

I need to setup a website with load balance to accommodate more visitors, I've seen on forums that varnish(balance)->apache(web1&2)->mysql(dbserver) is the way to go. I know how to setup ...
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How to fix the amount of bandwidth of iperf in tcp mode?

I'm working on some experiments about my master's degree project. I'm studying some load-balancers (I'm not supposed to cite them here) and the aim is to get for each bandwidth the cpu % usage of a ...
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HAProxy: Display a “BADREQ” | BADREQ's by the thousands

My HAProxy Configuration. #HA-Proxy version 1.3.22 2009/10/14 Copyright 2000-2009 Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> global maxconn 10000 spread-checks 50 user haproxy group haproxy ...
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How can I remove balanced node from haproxy via command line?

I have haproxy running as my load-balancer and from the stats web interface that comes with haproxy, I can put a web server into maintenance mode (and bring it back out again) - which is great! ...
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PFSense NATing to a load balanced server

I apologize for not being able to post the network diagram here but as this is my first time asking a question here I am not allowed. So here is the scenario: We have a site that is build with a ...
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using apache2 mod_proxy(_balancer) for 3+3 tomcat failover configuration

we have got 3 active Tomcat instances, the load should be distributed evenly amongst them (sticky sessions via jvmroute, ajp). We also have got 3 failover Tomcat instances running. If one of the 3 ...
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Keep connections of closed instances behind a load balancer

I'm looking for a system to create a live sockets application through sockets.io and that can be balanced without problem. There are tons of solutions to balance the load between multiple socket ...
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Auto Scale python spider running on Amazon EC2

I have Python crawler written in Scrapy framework. I have simple dashboard from where i can create new projects. Each project create new spider. Web dashboard and crawler is in separate instances. I ...
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HAProxy and streaming server bottleneck concern

I am investigating into HAProxy to use as a load balancer for a number of nginx servers. Each server is streaming a static file (audio file) from it. Nginx will be using a symfony2 framework. In ...
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Internal Failover Load Balancing in Azure

I have a MongoDB Cluster deployed in Azure. Normally a MongoDB cluster has at least a couple of mongo router instances (mongos) which is where an application should connect (the application is also ...
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ESXI 5.1 not balancing CPU load across all cores/threads

I have 2x servers with 2x E5645 (6c/12t). I am running own software which is processing millions of entries from database (database holds compressed big chunk of data in each row, software is ...
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RTMP load-balancing via HAProxy

I've got a little problem to solve: I need to find a way to load balance, bandwidth-wise, the incoming RTMP streams on my servers. I have 2 RTMP servers (nginx-rtmp), let's call them S1 and S2. The ...
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Google Cloud HTTP balancer returns 502 error

I have 2 Instance groups and HTTP load balancers for each one. Instance groups contain VMs that work on Windows Server 2012 with IIS inside. When I send POST request from VM from one instance group ...
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Setting up a caching system r/w in DCs across continents

We are going to implement a caching system to make our front-end servers which are located in different data centres in Asia, America and Europe can read and write some small JSON data in the shortest ...
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Unable to configure haproxy with ssl

I want to make my server ssl protected, it has two parts one for website and another for application. to balance them we have used haproxy. Now we want to secure this haproxy. I have installed the ...
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DNS Based Load balancing on squid - odd issues

I'm attempting to do round-robin DNS based load balancing for two squid boxes running as simple HTTP(S) proxies. For testing I'm using AWS Route 53. To simulate round-robin I created two records ...
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Maximizing TCP connections on HAProxy load balancer

I am currently using HAProxy in order to load balance tcp connections from clients to my Erlang app server. The connection is persistent, which means I'm limited to roughly 64K clients on an optimized ...
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HAProxy parsing errors

i have 3 servers --> haproxy - server1(uk) - server2(ru) i followed this tutorial and created ip for ru.subnets now in my /etc/haproxy i have these files: haproxy.conf ru.subnets ...
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Pfsense: Inbound Load Balancing https with sticky connection

first of all I'm very sorry for my English... This is my scenario: Internet Firewall+LB: pfsense_1(Active) + pfsense_2(Passive) in CARP Pool servers: 3 x nginx(PHP5+HTTP+HTTPS) Pfsense 1 and 2 ...
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HAProxy pgsql-check error

I use HAProxy 1.5-dev21 to load balance PostgreSQL connections over some read-only Postgresql 9.2 servers. Version 1.5 of HAProxy implements a pgsql-check option, similar to mysql-check. Here is my ...