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From Seth Gottlieb <s...@contenthere.net>
Subject Re: Scaling Lenya for high volume websites
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 19:04:01 GMT
Thanks Andreas!  This is very helpful.

--Seth
On Nov 13, 2007, at 11:24 AM, Andreas Hartmann wrote:

> Seth Gottlieb schrieb:
>> Hello list,
>>
>> I am working on an evaluation of Lenya and I was wondering about  
>> common
>> strategies for scaling to high traffic volumes.  I noticed some posts
>> recommending the use of reverse proxies and I saw this article:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/cocoon-data/attachments/GT2006Notes/ 
>> attachments/10-caching.pdf
>>
>>
>> Does anyone know what high traffic sites like NZZ and Wired do?   
>> Do they
>> deploy static HTML to simple web servers?
>
> That's one approach. If you don't need dynamic content, it is the best
> practise. Unfortunately I'm not allowed to tell you any details about
> the live sites you mentioned above, but the deployment is quite
> straightforward. The most critical aspect is publishing the static  
> pages
> (deleting old ones etc.)
>
>> Do they deploy the
>> publication to a cluster of read-only Lenya instances?
>
> If you need dynamic content (personalization etc.), this is the most
> common approach. A customer ran the live site on a load-balanced  
> cluster
> of 8 machines (distributed across 2 buildings) with 2 Tomcats each.  
> The
> content was shared via NFS.
> If you use this scenario, make sure to fine-tune the caching
> (http://lenya.apache.org/docs/2_0_x/tutorials/production.html).
>
> -- Andreas
>
>
>> Any information
>> would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Seth
>> ===============================
>>
>> Seth Gottlieb
>> Content Here
>> P.O. Box 60062
>> Florence, MA 01062
>> http://www.contenthere.net
>>
>> office: 857.488.4386
>>
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>
>
> -- 
> Andreas Hartmann, CTO
> BeCompany GmbH
> http://www.becompany.ch
>
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Seth Gottlieb
Content Here
P.O. Box 60062
Florence, MA 01062
http://www.contenthere.net

office: 857.488.4386

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