[LON-CAPA-admin] [Fwd: Re: LON-CAPA clustering]

Peter Riegler p.riegler at fh-wolfenbuettel.de
Fri Sep 26 03:44:20 EDT 2008

> This summer we took the dive and set up a balancing machine. MSU and FSU 
> use a balancer. You can dedicate a fairly small machine whose sole task 
> is to act as a gateway. It runs a complete LON-CAPA installation, but it 
> simply authenticates, determines what machines are available, and 
> switches the students to one of these machines. Right now I'm holding my 
> breath and using an old Poweredge 1550 - 800ish MHz with only 512 Mb (I 
> should really have more memory. Even though it is lobotomized on this 
> machine, LON-CAPA wants to start up the maxima servers, etc.... Is there 
> any way to keep this down?). So far so good.
Well, I guess, the cruel way would be editing loncontrol and commenting 
out corresponding lines.
Peter Riegler
Fachhochschule Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
Salzdahlumer Str. 46/48, 38302 Wolfenbüttel
Tel. +49 5331 939 6314, Fax. +49 5331 939 6002
email: p.riegler at fh-wolfenbuettel.de

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