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Re: Dual Homing and Subversion or using Subversion in a dual homed en vironment - WebDav & SvnServe

From: Scott Lawrence <slawrence_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2004-09-08 15:11:46 CEST

On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 16:01, pkahn@connected.com wrote:

> I have a Linux machine with dual NICs serving subversion via WebDav
> only. Right now one of the NICs is disabled. I was thinking of
> enabling both and setting up a round-robin DNS for the two IP
> addresses. Then half of my subversion users would be accessing
> subversion via one interface and the other half via the other
> interface, allowing me to maximize network throughput. I realize
> that this will eventually swamp my disk and CPU, but due to my
> hardware I have a feeling that the network is my slowest part, so I
> want to increase that.

I suspect that bonding the interfaces would be a better approach. I do
this in the active/backup mode for fault tolerance, but according to the
RedHat docs it's also possible to use load balancing mode:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/ref-guide/s1-modules-ethernet.html#S2-MODULES-MULTIPLE-ETH

-- 
  Scott Lawrence
  SIPfoundry server tools maintainer
  webmaster@sipfoundry.org
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