Joseph Lynch, Lawrence Matthews
- May 15, 2017
Ever since we rolled out our zero-downtime HAProxy reload system a few years ago, we have been disappointed that it required additional investment to work well for our external load balancing on our edge. We did generate a prototype that used an intermediary qdisc so we could apply the approach, but after evaluating the prototype, and finding that Linux wasn’t going to fix the upstream Kernel issue, we decided to go another way. Our edge is different than our internal load balancing tier because we have typically terminated TLS with another great proxy: NGINX. NGINX is useful because it does...