mod_athena is an Apache-based application load balancer for large systems. It allows the HTTP server to act as a load balancer either internally to Apache's own mod_proxy (for reverse proxying), or externally to machines querying it. Arbitrary statistics are sent to the engine via a simple GET plus query-string interface, from which it will then make decisions based on chosen algorithms.
lib4d_sql is a C library that provides the required functions (connect, prepare, execute, etc.) for writing an SQL client for 4D databases. It uses the public 4D SQL protocol, which is supported by 4D products since version 11. It is already used by the PDO_4D Open Source project, and it might be used to provide others drivers for JDBC, ADO, or ActiveRecord.