Open source load-balancers and high availabilty cluster software

Load balancing is the processing and distribution of communications equally across a network to achieve high security, scalability and redundancy. Load balancing is required where a network server is configured to communicate and respond to fast simultaneous incoming requests from a WAN or spoke networks. If the network server has less capacity to handle the forwarded requests, it requires load balancing to support the server, … Continue reading Open source load-balancers and high availabilty cluster software

Simplified reverse proxying for web utilization nginx +zlib+pcre+ssl

Nginx or Engine X as pronounced is one of the popular webservers currently implemented powering at least 6% of web-servers around the globe. Features, like SNI server naming indication (SNI), allows users to host multiple SSL websites using a single IP. Costs of  hosting is minimized and also the cost of utilizing extra network cards and IP addresses.  It synchronizes user requests into one instance … Continue reading Simplified reverse proxying for web utilization nginx +zlib+pcre+ssl