The best method is to use Direct Routing which reduces the load on LVS
by about 50x for streaming media.
Or get your app server to do a re-direct after the first connection
(but then you loose all the advantages of a load balancer).
On 17 January 2011 11:59, Roger Littin <roger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> This is the scenario,
> I have a cluster of streaming media servers set up using LVS to load balance
> between them.
> It works fine when all the clients are viewing videos but with any clients
> that are actually broadcasting to the servers, their entire session is going
> through the director node before getting to the real server so the incoming
> bandwidth on the director is quite high.
> Is it possible to handoff the connection completely to the realserver after
> the initial connection? The streaming connections are basically a single
> socket connection which stays open for the duration of the session so there
> is really no need for it all to go through the director anyway.
> Thanks in advance,
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