Month: October 2016

Just random stuff - Nothing to see here - Move along...

Load Balancing with KEMP and CentOS Backend Services

L4 or L7 for Load balancing? For web services, go the L7 route and route all the traffic through the LB (as a default route) to get the benefits.  With DNS, I chose to use the L4 route.. each with their different configurations. Testing the KEMP LoadMaster in a config similar to this: Internet –> Firewalls…
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Nginx for SSL Termination to Varnish & Apache Backend with WordPress

System Architecture for Scaling Virtual Environment All traffic should have ssl certs installed for each domain at nginx level.  Nginx is configured as ssl proxy only.  Certs are provided by Let’s Encrypt unless otherwise needed for other purposes. (non-secure) Varnish (80) –> Apache (8080) –> Redis –> MariaDB (secure) Nginx (as ssl proxy) (443) –>…
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