Re: [lvs-users] Can ldirectord handle that many servers?

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Can ldirectord handle that many servers?
From: timo.schoeler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 10:57:41 +0200 (CEST)

> we have a similar setup, but we use multiple ipvs + ldirector setups
> for this, where the most bandwidth we push through any given pair is
> ~500 mbit or so of sustained traffic.

that sounds equal. nice.

> the way I see it, if you've got 2200 machines, you can afford to have
> multiple gateways into your network...

we do have them; it's not 2,200 _physical_ machinesm, btw, it's 2,200 IPs.

> that or you've done something completely wrong and have far too much
> hardware for far too little traffic / processing

not really; we're going to replace existing load balancers, hence the setup.



> Geoff Harrison
> Chief Architect
> The Hive
> (617) 301-6200
> On Apr 17, 2009, at 4:41 AM, Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> it seems that the first issue I had with ldirectord [0] is mostly
>> solved; that given, I'm about to deploy another LVS box in a different
>> environment. I did read the 'what is the max throughput LVS can
>> handle,
>> and max number of concurrent connection?' thread, but that's LVS, not
>> ldirectord...
>> That raises the question for me if anybody has a similar (or even
>> bigger) setup in production.
>> To give a few numbers: Virtual IPs will be about 600, real servers are
>> almost 2200. Services should be tested every 2 or 5 seconds.
>> Any takers?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Timo
>> [0] --

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