What is Keepalived?

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Load balancing is a method whereby you distribute IP traffic across a cluster of real servers, providing several highly available virtual services. When designing load balancing systems, it is important to ensure that the load balancer is always availability as well as the real servers behind it.

Keepalived provides frameworks for both load balancing and high availability which drives all the websites on We Push Buttons servers. Keepalived implements a set of different checks and balances to dynamically and adaptively maintain and manage server pools based on their health.

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October 17, 2022,

Rob Jennings

When he found himself in a business conversation with someone talking about their ‘customer-centric core competencies’ he realised it was time to create a digital agency that was less about self-promoting buzz-words and more about the practical endeavour to assist clients in making effective use of the web.