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From "Tony Stocker" <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Is there a how-to for building an Apacher server farm?
Date Thu, 27 Apr 2006 15:20:26 GMT

Thanks to Richard, Victor and Dustin for the pointers.  I'm going to check
out load balancers and the round-robin DNS aspects.  Probably be back with
more specific Apache questions in the future!  Thanks for the help!


On 4/26/06, 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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