using the upstream_hash_module and handling changes when adding new servers

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Tue Apr 7 21:18:56 MSD 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Larry Bates <larry.bates at> wrote:
> I do something like this but solved it a completely different way.  I put
> storage behind the balanced servers and shared it among them using NFS.  That
> way every server sees a consistent set of files.  Otherwise users get "nailed"
> to a server and that sort of defeats the purpose of load balancing.  Hope this
> helps.
> -Larry

yeah this is probably the traditional way, i do it this way as well.

nfs can be annoying though; i would suggest using freebsd, netapp or a
solaris based server instance if possible. nfs on linux is notoriously

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