[VoiceOps] Load balancing

Brian Sneddon bsneddon at gc1.com
Fri Nov 6 18:32:10 EST 2009

None of those will preserve state, however, which I believe was the main issue being presented by the original poster.  I use Linux-HA quite a bit and it's great for service availability, but doesn't really help if you're trying to perform a stateful failover.


----- "randal k" <rkohutek at gmail.com> wrote:

> Or you could use Linux-HA, or you could use super-low TTLs and do
> some
> monitoring+DNS magic, could do multi-layer proxies as well ... there
> are
> lots of ways to ensure uptime on open source software, especially
> with
> Linux.
> Randal
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Brian Sneddon <bsneddon at gc1.com>
> wrote:
> > I'll chime in with at least one potential option.  If the free SIP
> > proxies/load balancers all fell off the table solely because of lack
> of
> > stateful HA, then perhaps running your proxy/proxies on VMware
> vSphere and
> > taking advantage of their Fault-Tolerance feature is an option.  I
> haven't
> > used it personally quite yet, however it's supposed to provide
> stateful
> > failover for the entire system.
> >
> > Brian
> >

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