Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Facebook Offers its Load Balancer in Open Source

Facebook is putting its home-grown DHCP load balancer into the Github open source community.

The DHCP load balancer, which was developed over the summer and is now in production use in Facebook data centers, sits behind Facebook's anycast VIP and is used to source a list of DHCP servers from a file. The project is called dhcplb.