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Multiple unbound instances

A. Schulze
Fri Mar 4 16:53:44 CET 2016


Miguel Miranda via Unbound-users:

> Hello to all, im installing a load balancer and i want to run multiple
> unbound instances, im doing this because my it experts says  it is not
> recommended to have a huge cache (i have 32GB available) it is better to
> have 2 or 3 GB cache in multiple unbound instances, this is good for high
> availability too, so if a instances dies the balancer notices it and the
>  other instances take the load,  what do you think about it ? if this a is
> a good idea, how to run multiple unbound instances, i am running unbound
> 1.5.1 Centos 6.7.
> regards.

running multiple instances is possible - I do so.
But because of different configurations.

could your "it experts" prove the statement
  "it is not recommended to have a huge cache"
somehow?

Andreas