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Open Source Load Balancer for Linux

Sep 15, 2009, 12:32 (1 Talkback[s])

"Ultra Monkey
Based on LVS, Ultra Monkey focuses on local area network load balancing and other highly available services using Open Source components on Linux that includes heartbeat and ldirectord from the Linux-HA project. Ultra Monkey is also producing a scalable, highly available web farm, but it can be easily expanded to other services, like FTP or e-mail.

"Red Hat Cluster Suite
Available as additional programs to the highly reliable Red Hat Enterprise Server distribution, Red Hat Cluster Suite provides two different types of clustering namely Application/Service Failover and IP Load Balancing. Its Cluster Manager provides application failover, while its Load Balancer gives the ability to load balance IP traffic across a farm of servers."

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