Re: Can LVS do this?

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Subject: Re: Can LVS do this?
Cc: gre7g@xxxxxxxxxxxx
From: Jerker Nyberg <jerker@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 15:00:00 +0100 (CET)
Hello Gre7g,

The closest i know about is Supersparrow seem to
look at the BGP routing information to find the closest server for the

Jerker Nyberg.
Uppsala Sweden.

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Gre7g Luterman wrote:

> A friend and I are trying to grow a struggling-little-shoestring-
> budget-net-business.  We're trying to position ourselves so that we 
> can handle larger numbers of clients, but are finding that the least 
> impressive part is our internet service providers.
> We have solid hardware running FreeBSD, Apache, and Mysql off of a 
> business grade DSL line.  But there are times when our ISP gets 
> bottlenecked and even though our server is sitting on its thumbs, 
> waiting for requests, the clients are not getting good response time.
> What I would like to do is set up N systems located in different 
> places with different ISPs and then set up some sort of external 
> monitor that can watch them and direct traffic... balance traffic not 
> only based on load but on performance.  Is this something that LVS 
> can do?
> I've looked at the drawings on, 
> and they all seem to have a single point of failure on the network 
> drop.  Additionally, they seem to route traffic through a single 
> location (even if there are redundant managers at that location).
> Does anyone out there know (and hopefully can explain it in small 
> words as I am new at LVS) a way to improve our immunity to crappy net 
> service?
> Thanks,
> Gre7g.
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