Strategies for splitting load across varnish instances? And avoiding single-point-of-failure?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Jan 16 22:19:01 CET 2010

In message <dcccdf791001161258s3e960aa8t3cd379e42d760a74 at>, David
 Birdsong writes:

>Right, but those 2 remaining are at least still being asked for the
>same url's they were prior to the 1 dying.

Correct, the hashing is "canonical" in the sense that if the
configured backend is up, all traffic for "its" objects will be
sent to it.

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