[Mediawiki-l] Load Balancing?

Sullivan, James (NIH/CIT) [C] sullivan at mail.nih.gov
Wed Jan 24 17:14:35 UTC 2007

Russ Lavoie wrote:
>> Is there a way that I can run one wiki site on multiple servers for 
>> load balancing?
>> 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.
>It's the same as setting up multiple servers for any LAMP application, 
>so maybe you're being a bit too specific in your search for

>-- Tim Starling

How do you synchronize the MySQL?  Or are you using a single remote
MySQL server that all servers use.
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