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Building A Highly Available Linux Cluster Using Wackamole

Nov 29, 2011, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Wackamole is an application which manages a bunch of IPs which should be accessible from outside all the time. Given a set of machines and a IPs, wackamole will ensure that if any machine goes down, other machine will take up its IP almost instantly and outside world will see no impact. It tries to balance the number of IPs across the number of machines available. Wackamole uses Spread network messaging system.

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