How to run a single website on multiple servers(Load balancing)

Posted September 17, 2014 12.9k views


I got a 3 server at different locations.And i have a website with huge traffic.I want to balance its load to all 3 servers. And currently i am using NFS to share files between the servers.

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There are a few ways that you can approach this. One of the most popular solutions for load balancing is HAProxy. Check out this article for an introduction:

A simpler solution might be to use Nginx. This article should help you get started:

Let us know how it goes. If you have questions about any specific approach, ask away!

by Etel Sverdlov
This article covers how to set up a simple load balancer on a DigitalOcean droplet with nginx. The tutorial covers setting up a round robin loadbalancer that can then direct site visitors to one of a set of IPs