[unisog] Dell LoadBalancer's?
flynngn at jmu.edu
Thu Mar 20 13:59:13 GMT 2003
Steve Bernard wrote:
> I'm curious, does anyone know of a free, open source load balancing
> solution that provides something more than simple round-robin request
> redirection? I'd love to find a usable, free lb tool but, plain vanilla
> round-robin redirection is too simplistic. There don't seem to be any
> tools for tasks like client IP pass-through, connection multiplexing,
> SSL offload, cookie/token insertion, weighting of nodes or pools,
> health/availability checking, advanced load balancing methods, Layer 7
> decision making capability, a bridging-mode, or the tools to manage
> everything effectively. I'm aware of individual capabilities within
> Apache, Tomcat, and Squid to balance HTTP requests using various
> methods, and of using round-robin DNS as well but, none of these provide
> what I consider to be an "enterprise" load-balancer.
We're using Piranha here for some tasks. It doesn't have
everything you're looking for but it may be a start.
Security Engineer - Technical Services
James Madison University
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