This article deals with setting up LVS (Linux Virtual Server) for clustering on SUSE. Also discover how it acts as a scalable and high-performance delivery platform — just like an ideal load balancer….
Last month we discussed how to set up a highly available cluster of Web servers that are load balanced using nginx. One shortcoming in that set-up was the reverse-proxy server itself, which on crashing, will cause the entire Web server cluster to go down. Therefore, we would need to build high-availability in the reverse-proxy server itself.