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Load Balance you Rackspace Cloud Server

November 3, 2013 Andy 0

Rackspace cloud load-balancers allow you to easily distribute the traffic across multiple nodes. Every time you create a new cloud server, it is assigned a new public IP address. If you were to image that server, delete it and then re-create it, it will be given a new IP address. For this reason, I would recommend a load-balancer from the off. Especially if you know the site is going to be about for a while. That way, the IP address will not change, even if the IP address of the nodes behind it do….And yes, you only need one node […]