Bookmarks for 28 ago 2014 from 09:32 to 11:55

These are my links for 28 ago 2014 from 09:32 to 11:55:

  • Keepalived for Linux – Keepalived is a routing software written in C. The main goal of this project is to provide simple and robust facilities for loadbalancing and high-availability to Linux system and Linux based infrastructures. Loadbalancing framework relies on well-known and widely used Linux Virtual Server (IPVS) kernel module providing Layer4 loadbalancing. Keepalived implements a set of checkers to dynamically and adaptively maintain and manage loadbalanced server pool according their health. On the other hand high-availability is achieved by VRRP protocol. VRRP is a fundamental brick for router failover. In addition, Keepalived implements a set of hooks to the VRRP finite state machine providing low-level and high-speed protocol interactions. Keepalived frameworks can be used independently or all together to provide resilient infrastructures.
  • The BIRD Internet Routing Daemon Project – BIRD is an Internet Routing Daemon designed to avoid all of these shortcomings, to support all the routing technology used in the today's Internet or planned to be used in near future and to have a clean extensible architecture allowing new routing protocols to be incorporated easily. Among other features, BIRD supports: * both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols * multiple routing tables * the Border Gateway Protocol (BGPv4) * the Routing Information Protocol (RIPv2) * the Open Shortest Path First protocol (OSPFv2, OSPFv3) * the Router Advertisements for IPv6 hosts a virtual protocol for exchange of routes between different routing tables on a single host a command-line interface allowing on-line control and inspection of status of the daemon soft reconfiguration[…]
  • How to make MaxScale High Available with Corosync/Pacemaker | MariaDB – MaxScale, an open-source database-centric router for MySQL and MariaDB makes High Availability possible by hiding the complexity of backends and masking failures. MaxScale itself however is a single application running in a Linux box between the client application and the databases – so how do we make MaxScale High Available? This blog post shows how to quickly setup a Pacemaker/Corosync environment and configure MaxScale as a managed cluster resource.

Bookmarks for 18 giu 2013 through 19 giu 2013

These are my links for 18 giu 2013 through 19 giu 2013:

  • CommuniGate Pro: Cluster Load Balancers – The DSR/DR is the preferred Load-Balancing method for larger installations. When this method is used, each Server is configured to have the VIP (Virtual IP) shared addresses as its local IP addresses. This allows each Server to receive all packets directed to the VIP addresses, and to send responses directly to the clients using the VIP as the "source" address. The servers should not respond to the arp requests for these VIP addresses. Instead the load balancer responds to these requests, and thus all incoming packets directed to the VIP addresses are delivered to the load balancer, which redirects them to Servers. When redirecting these incoming packets, the load balancer sends them directly to the Server MAC address, without changing the packet destination address, that remains the VIP address.
  • Using arp announce/arp ignore to disable ARP – LVSKB
  • Configuring DSR on the Alteon load balancers | Remsys – As per Wikipedia, load balancing is a technique to spread work between two or more computers, network links, CPUs, hard drives, or other resources, in order to get optimal resource utilization, maximize throughput, and minimize response time. Usage of multiple components with load balancing, instead of a single component, may increase reliability through redundancy. DSR is a way for outbound traffic to bypass the load balancer, sending traffic directly to the default router of that network.
  • FreeIPA – FreeIPA is a Red Hat sponsored open source project which aims to provide an easily managed Identity, Policy and Audit (IPA) suite primarily targeted towards networks of Linux and Unix computers. FreeIPA can be compared to Novell's Identity Manager or Microsoft's Active Directory in that the goals and mechanisms used are similar.