RE: [load balancing] software vs appliances.

From: tc lewis (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 15:47:08 EST

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    On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Robert Altomare wrote:
    > What are the high-availablity/failover solutions like for something like
    > LVS?

    lvs doesn't implement any internal failover features. it relies on other
    unix tools to handle that. heartbeat, fake, mon, any linux/unix failover

    there are packages that put these pieces together for the user. redhat's
    "piranha" tools conglomerate lvs and failover tools (and some other
    clusting as well). horms' ultramonkey
    ( is another centralized place for
    everything one might need for a highly-available balancer (lvs, heartbeat,
    ldirectord...). turbolinux and va provide mechanisms as well, as do


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