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From dnk <mailingli...@backbonetechnology.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is there a how-to for building an Apacher server farm?
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 21:47:18 GMT
I myself have not set one up, but from the casual reading it "seems"  
fairly straight forward.

Multiple apache machines with the web content in sync...  then setup  
round robin dns.

There might be (and probably is) more involved, but it might be a start?

Dustin




On 26-Apr-06, at 2:38 PM, Tony Stocker wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I've spent the better part of the afternoon Googling for a decent  
> how-to on how one goes about creating a web server farm.  There are  
> tons of documents that refer to the concept as an accepted  
> practice, but I can't find anything that discusses how one goes  
> about creating one.  My basic goal is to create a server farm that  
> balances load among n servers, and creates fault tolerance because  
> as long as (n - (n-1) ) servers are up then my web site(s) are  
> available.  This seems to be a basic concept and one that's been  
> around for a long time, but even in the Apache mailing list  
> archives I can't find anything applicable.
>
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
>
> Thanks muchly!
>
> Tony


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