New GlassFish Loadbalancer Configurator
By Nazrul on Jan 24, 2010
Clustering and loadbalancing (article, screencast) with GlassFish v2.x (download) is now even easier! Try the new configurator to install loadbalancer plugin. The configurator download comes with a 6 page User Guide documentation. Enjoy!
Here are the details:
The Loadbalancer plugin provides loadbalancing functionality to GlassFish. The plugin is installed and configured on a web server. It front ends stand alone or clustered GlassFish instances. It provides features like load-distribution, fail-over, and maintaining session stickiness with back-end servers. Additionally, it includes support for stickiness within server clusters, multiple-cluster support, cluster quiesce, application quiesce, and idempotent URLs.
Installing and configuring loadbalancer is done through cli and is a non trivial process. The Loadbalancer Configurator simplifies the task of installing, configuration of the Loadbalancer plugin on a web server. It has an easy to use graphical interface which accepts user inputs, installs and configures GlassFish loadbalancer plugin.