Re: round robin DNS and WWW servers
On Fri, 17 Mar 1995, LaCoursiere J. D. wrote:
> I am anticipating a heavy load for our internal WWW server. Has anyone
> experimented with Bind's round robin feature to load balance local web
> traffic? I have in mind setting up two or three identical web servers
> and giving them all the same name in DNS, using th eround robin feature
> to distribute the load...
It works very well for us (www.hotwired.com is one of two different
machines). We do this more for redundancy than because the load is too
heavy - one machine (we're using Indy R4400's) could probably handle the
load if it wasn't also being used as a workstation. I know NCSA does
this as well.
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