Thanks for much for this. This actually means a lot coming from someone
at real networks, not to discredit anyone else, but for my case, it means
more coming from an non Linux specific company.
> We ran a very simple LVS-DR arrangement with one PII-400 (2.2.14
> about 20,000 HTTP requests/second to a bank of about 20 Web servers answering
> with tiny identical dummy responses for a few minutes. Worked just fine.
> Now, at more terrestrial, but quite high real-world loads, the systems run
> fine, for months on end. (using the weighted-least-connection algorithm,
> We tried virtually all of the commercial load balancers, LVS beats them
> all for reliability, cost, manageability, you-name-it.
> Jerry Glomph Black
> Director, Internet & Technical Operations
> Seattle Washington USA
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, Drew Streib wrote:
> > > The 50,000 figure is unsubstantiated and was _not_ claimed by anyone at VA
> > > Linux Systems. A cluster with 16 apache servers and 2 LVS servers in a was
> > > configured for Linux World New York but due to interconnect problems the
> > > performance was never measured - we weren't happy with the throughput of
> > > the
> > > NICs so there didn't seem to be a lot of point. This problem has been
> > > resolved and there should be an opportunity to test this again soon.
> > In recent tests, I've taken multinode clusters to tens of thousands of
> > connections per second. Sorry for any confusion here. The exact 50,000
> > number from LWCE NY is unsubstantiated.
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