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Tim Starling wrote:
Russ Lavoie wrote:
Is there a way that I can run one wiki site on
multiple servers for load
I have searched everywhere I could think of but I am unable to find any
documentation on how this would be accomplished.
Have all of your apache configuration, document root and MediaWiki script
files in a directory on the local hard drives of the application servers,
synchronised on demand with a master copy using rsync. Put the image
directory on a network filesystem such as NFS. You can use any HTTP load
balancer in front: squid, pound, LVS, etc.
Two additional notes:
1) Be sure to keep the servers' clocks in sync! A standard NTP system
2) PHP's session storage is used to handle login sessions. Session data
must be stored in a common location unless your load balancing system is
"sticky" (sending a given client always to the same server). A networked
filesystem will usually do fine, or we have the 'sessions in memcached'
sample implementation of storing session data in a shared memcached cloud.
- -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com
/ brion @ wikimedia.org
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