NGINX stale-while-revalidate cluster
Joan Tomàs i Buliart
joan.tomas at marfeel.com
Fri Jul 7 10:30:28 UTC 2017
On 07/07/17 12:12, Lucas Rolff wrote:
> Instead of doing round robin load balancing why not do a URI based
> load balancing? Then you ensure your cached file is only present on a
> single machine behind the load balancer.
Yes, we considered this option but it forces us to deploy and maintain
another layer (LB+NG+AppServer). All cloud providers have round robin
load balancers out-of-the-box but no one provides URI based load
balancer. Moreover, in our scenario, our webservers layer is quite
dynamic due to scaling up/down.
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