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

Jorge Espada espada.jorge at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 16:52:34 MSK 2012


On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Evgeniy Khramtsov <xramtsov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Take a look here: http://blog.kolargol.eu/2012/05/haproxy-and-ejabberd.html

>
>> 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.
+1
> --
> Regards,
> Evgeniy Khramtsov, ProcessOne.
> xmpp:xram at jabber.ru.
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