Re: Redirector project for FreeBSD

To: Alexandre.Cassen@xxxxxxxxxx, "lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Redirector project for FreeBSD
From: Joseph Mack <mack.joseph@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 17:35:20 -0500
Alexandre Cassen wrote:

> But when I read : "When I try, one year ago, to search a product like
> Altheon(tm), Big-IP(tm) etc... I don't find anything except a solution
> under Linux systems. 

ie I didn't find anything except exactly what I was looking for.

> So, I have decided to write a Load Balancer and a VRRP
> daemon for participate to the FreeBSD project."
> It makes me think : Why not trying to port LVS to FreeBSD or why not
> participating direclty to LVS ?

yes. It sounds like he's doing enough different to us that we must be able
to benefit each other.

> >I expect the loadd guy knows about us at least. I'd be happy to hear a
> >"hello, we're doing something similar" from him and to put a note
> >in the HOWTO.
> This is perhaps in its intention but if it is a new project he can be a
> little overloaded at that time ?

I would think you'd do it before hand.

> When quick read the code, I can see that loadd is a userspace layer7
> forwarder tool. Using loadbalancing algo like rr wrr lc wlc over a socket 
> pair.

we could use more on Layer 7.

> PS: try to free my time for attempting OLS :)... not easy.... too busy :/

It would be great to see you


Joseph Mack PhD, Senior Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
contractor to the National Environmental Supercomputer Center, 
mailto:mack.joseph@xxxxxxx ph# 919-541-0007, RTP, NC, USA

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