Fair Proxy Balancer

David Pratt fairwinds at eastlink.ca
Thu Jan 31 16:23:43 MSK 2008

Hi Alexander. This is great. BTW, what would you recommend for 
monitoring connections to see that it is fairly balancing without idle 
connections or directing to a potentially blocked connection due to long 
running requests. Many thanks.


Alexander Staubo wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2008 4:27 AM, David Pratt <fairwinds at eastlink.ca> wrote:
>> Hi. It has been a while since the introduction of fair proxy balancer.
>> How stable is it for production use. I was looking at potentially using
>> haproxy or lvm but hoping the new balancer is stable enough since I
>> don't want to unnecessarily complicate things with even more layers of
>> software in the stack. Anyone using it for production that can comment.
> We have been running the fair proxy balancer patch in production since
> November. We had a problem with an earlier version of the patch in
> combination with long-running requests (if you're interested, search
> the list archives for my post), but the current one solves this issue.
> Other than that it's been smooth sailing.
> Alexander.

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