[lvs-users] Are LVS / ldirectord Multithreaded?

Robinson, Eric eric.robinson at psmnv.com
Fri Oct 31 21:07:23 GMT 2008

This is probably a stupid question, but are lvs and ldirectord
multithreaded? I suspect LVS is and ldirectord (being a perl script) is

We have a load balancer that is working pretty hard. It's a single-core
Celeron 2.4GHz machine with 512MB RAM. It runs about 40-70% CPU
utilization on average, with peaks to 99%. If I replace it with a
dual-core machine, will the load balancing process benefit from multiple

Eric Robinson

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