Inconsistent Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

ELB on Amazon AWS has by far been one of the most frustrating of all the services that we have used on the Amazon AWS platform for the Unbxd Search cloud. Here is what we repeatedly see with ELB – 1. Does not balance the load equally over it’s children EC2 instances. 2. Sometimes it appears to do so and we believe┬áthat over time it will achieve equal distribution in the round-robin configuration. However, it simply does not happen. 3.┬áTime and again, we have issues with search requests not responding…

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