[K12OSN] Splitting the load (ie, oo.org server)
daniel.hedblom at skola.solleftea.se
Fri Apr 16 20:33:30 UTC 2004
You might want to try this:
Its a way to balance the load among two servers with dhcpd. Openmosix is
also recommended in conjunction for balancing the processes. I have just
ordered two servers to try this out so i havent got any experience in it
Ill post a brief howto on this list if im succesful.
> Is there anywhere that how exactly to "split the load" is documented? In
> latest meeting about implementing LTSP, the decision has been to have the
> entire district running thin clients. (this means I get to upgrade our
> entire LAN to gig backbone, which is cool) Anyway, to service 150ish
> clients, I'll need to break up the load significantly.
> Is it documented how to divide what clients boot from what server? Or how
> do the SSH forwarding to get a "mozilla" server and a "ooo" server? I'm
> really interested in dynamically picking a server, but rather, just saying
> LAB-A boots from SERVER-1 and LAB-B boots from SERVER-2 -- even though
> are all in the same LAN.
> Also, which method is better? Separate servers for specific applications,
> separate servers for groups of clients (each server running everything)?
> I assume a central DHCP server could delegate these things to each client
> am I right? If so, how? Where do I look to find this out?
> Thanks to all,
> Shawn Powers
> Technology Director
> Inland Lakes Schools
> PHN: 231-238-6868 x9174
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