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Does Load blance vps shoul be more powerful?

Posted February 27, 2020 281 views
Load Balancing

I need to create a load balanced system.
My question is about how powerful should be the vps with the load balance.

I’d like to create a LB with two app server.

Should LB be 8gb ram and 4cpu if my app server are 4gb ram and 2cpu each?

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Hey there! The answer really depends on your specific environment, and we have a few guides that you can review that should help you make a decision. To avoid paying for too much resources, I recommend starting off small and increasing resources as needed:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/resources/choose-plan/

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/an-introduction-to-load-testing

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/an-introduction-to-haproxy-and-load-balancing-concepts#high-availability

by Mitchell Anicas
An introduction to basic load balancing concepts and terminology, using HAProxy, with some examples.
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