load balancer on nginx : how to monitoring backend ?

Alexandre infos at opendoc.net
Fri Jan 29 06:27:33 UTC 2016


On 28/01/16 22:26, Aleksandar Lazic wrote:
> Hi.
> Am 28-01-2016 08:36, schrieb Alexandre:
>> Hello,
>> On 28/01/16 08:27, Maxim Konovalov wrote:
>>> On 1/28/16 1:32 AM, Alexandre wrote:
>>>> Monitoring of backend seems to be possible with NGINX PLUS. Can you
>>>> confirm ?
>>>> http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_upstream_module.html
>>>> https://www.nginx.com/products/
>>> Yes, that's right.
>> OK, I can not use a load balancer in production without backend
>> monitoring. I will use LVS.
> just for my curiosity why can't buying n+, for production!?

First I do not know the price of nginx plus. Moreover I do not think 
it's a good idea to use a reverse proxy TLS and load balancing on the 
same machine when there is high web traffic. I preferred to separate 
processes. Nginx for reverse proxy TLS and LVS + Varnish for load 
balancing and cache.

> BR Aleks


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