Q: multiple backends
florian.schulze at gmx.net
Tue Jul 10 14:32:03 CEST 2007
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 13:52:14 +0200, Denis Brækhus
<denis at startsiden.no> wrote:
> ----- Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
>> There is your point right there: You won't have "all of the above"
>> any time soon. What I'm looking for is input in which 20% of the
>> work gives 80% of the benefit.
> A huge step would be to have even a basic facility for multiple
> backends, like round-robin or weighted round-robin (which should
> theoretically be the easiest models to implement as they require little
> in the way of monitoring of the backends?).
> Having such an option would enable people to setup simple
> fault-tolerance and would increase the usability of Varnish a lot.
> More advanced models of dividing the load on the backends are (very)
> nice to have features imho, the big leap is any functionality at all.
> Of course this is all purely my humble opinion.
Why don't you use a dedicated load balancer for this? SOmething like
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