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Subject Re: Tomcat and Apache load-balancing ?
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2002 20:28:26 GMT
On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 01:00:31PM +0100, Vjeran Marcinko wrote:
> Hi people of good will.
> I am currently working on load-balance-enabling my web-app, and I
> noticed that session balancing is solved in Tomcat in such way that
> Apache's module redirects request to the Tomcat instance which created
> session.  Since I'm only reading about one Apache and multiple Tomcat
> instances, I was wondering does this whole balancing solution also
> work with balanced Apache system.  In other words, I need solution
> that works with balanced Apache and balanced Tomcat system....

It should work as long as the load-balancer for the apache's has session
afinity. That is, if the load-balancer can spot out going sessions and
direct any request with that session id to the apache that created it.

Each tomcat will only be able to be served by a single apache.


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