mod_cluster is an HTTP-based load balancer, which, like
mod_jk, can be used to forward requests to a set of application server instances. There are several advantages of using
When using a standard load balancer, such as
mod_jk, you have to provide a static list of nodes that are used to spread load. This process is inconvenient, especially if you want to dynamically add or remove nodes depending on the amount of traffic around your application. In addition to this, using a flat cluster configuration can be tedious and prone to error, especially if you have a high number of nodes in your cluster.
mod_cluster, nodes are dynamically added to, or removed from, your cluster. To achieve this, each WildFly server communicates its life cycle state...