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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Custom load balancing algorithm and mod_jk???
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2005 17:32:10 GMT
dhay@lexmark.com wrote:
> 
> Yes, we'd like to balance on CPU usage of tomcat servers that Apache is
> load balancing.  Or, even, by having each tomcat app communicate with the
> balancer to tell it how busy it is.
> 
> Our problem is that we receive a variety of requests, some of which are
> very resource intensive and tie up that tomcat for a good while.  Hence a
> round-robin or balance factors algorithm are not very effective.
> 
> Do you have any ideas of a possible solution?
> 

There's been talk, at least on the HTTPD side of things, to
have the balancer mechanism be open to external weighting
methods (for the httpd proxy module)... But it's only
gone so far as "it sure would be nice."
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