I am currently in the process of configuring to Oracle servers to handle our new student management system. We also purchased two web servers to handle access to the database since it will be web based. I am looking to set up IP load balancing between the two web servers using a virtual IP address.
I found and read about the Piranha utility for load balancing servers. Upon reading I noticed that I need to set up a routing server to handle the load balancing, which they recommend clustering.
I am trying to find out if there is a way to load balance the severs without needing to introduce another two; similar to how you use IIS in Windows where you assign a VIP to two servers and have on server load balance.