[ejabberd] Testing the load-balance capability of a clustered ejabberd configuration

Evgeniy Khramtsov xramtsov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 16:42:11 MSK 2012


On 01.08.2012 22:19, David Chan wrote:
> I would like to build a set of ejabberd cluster servers,
> but would like to know in advance on one thing:
>
>        How can I make sure that the cluster is really load-balancing the incoming traffic?

Add multiple A records to your DNS.

> I think the only way is to feed it with a large volume of requests/traffic,
> so the question seems to lead to another:
>
>       How to simulate a traffic-heavy environment for ejabberd?
>
>  From what I know there is a stress-testing tool called Tsung,
> will it do the trick?

Yes.

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