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eBook review: Web scaling vol. 1

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The Web scaling vol. 1 eBook is meant to help you scale your website running on Linux from one server up to four load balanced servers. Open Source software is used to assist you in monitoring, profiling and creating various redundant server architectures:

  • sysstat
  • munin
  • strace
  • memcached
  • nginx
  • keepalived
  • HAProxy
  • etc.

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Database server clustering

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database server clusterA cluster is a group of two or more independent servers operating as a single system. A database server cluster could help you achieve high availability or improve I/O throughput for your database service. In this article, we discuss the different approaches to database clustering for MySQL and MSSQL.

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