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ALSO CALLED: Web Load Balancing, Workload Balancing, Server Load Balancing, SLB, Network Load Balancing, Server Workload Balancing, Load Balancer, Round Robin DNS
DEFINITION: Load balancing is dividing the amount of work that a computer has to do between two or more computers so that more work gets done in the same amount of time and, in general, all users get served faster. Load balancing can be implemented with hardware, software, or a combination of both. Typically, load balancing is the main reason for computer server clustering. On the Internet, companies whose  … 
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Mobile App Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an infrastructure solution that provides the performance, control and flexibility you need for developing, deploying and maintaining successful applications.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Tiket.com Customer Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution that allowed one company in particular to leverage a high-performance network with exceptional uptime and provided a smooth end-user experience.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

E-commerce Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a seamless solution that includes an automated platform, a unique network design, and a single management system.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Digital Advertising Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution to tough infrastructure challenges, offering high performance and on-demand scalability that allows you to build the ideal environment you need for applications.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

10 Common Problems that Application Performance Management Helps You Solve
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the top ten quality and performance issues that application performance management can help to solve by detecting applications' performance problems and their causes.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Gaming Company Uses Cloud Infrastructure for Top Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how KUULUU -- an interactive gaming company -- leveraged an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform that could adjust to their dynamic infrastructure needs, so they didn't have to worry about downtime or security, enabling them to focus on their core mission.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Optimizing Visibility, Control and Performance of Network Traffic
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network monitoring switches can help offload and control your current tools, providing the visibility you need for effective data center network monitoring and management.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Ixia

Optimize your Network with ADC Clustering
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover why active-active clusters of application delivery controllers (ADCs) are critical to not only improve app performance but also reduce waste, heighten potential ROI, simplify management, and improve reliability.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Citrix

Simplify Your Route to the Internet: Three Advantages of Using LISP
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins and outs of the Location ID separation protocol (LISP): what it is, how it works, how it compares to BGP, and the top three advantages it provides. View now to get help deciding if this protocol can truly help simplify the route to the internet in your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2013 | Published: 29 Jan 2013

Global Knowledge

Planning a Private Enterprise Cloud?
sponsored by KEMP Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the role of SDN and load balancing when planning your private cloud.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

KEMP Technologies

What to Know About Exchange 2013 and Load Balancing
sponsored by KEMP Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the changes in Exchange 2013, mainly focusing on load balancing and reverse proxy capabilities.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

KEMP Technologies

The Fight for Full Network Visibility in a Dangerous World
sponsored by APCON, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights critical features your network security strategies may be missing that are mandatory in today's advanced threat environment.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

APCON, Inc.

Enterasys Data Center Networking – Connectivity and Topology Design Guide
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: View key concepts that will help you build a data center fabric capable of meeting the needs of both organizations and users both today and in the future. View now to learn more!
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Enterasys

Re-enforcing a Reduced IT Infrastructure Model with High Availabilty
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Do you want an affordable, advanced storage clustering solution with high availability? Discover how you can use LSI Syncro CS solution at a low-cost that is even simpler-to-deploy.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Building an Affordable, Fully Redundant Storage Appliance
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: A shared storage solution is critical to achieving many of the benefits of server virtualization. Find out how LSI Syncro CS solutions can help you get reliable and high availability shared storage now.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

LSI Syncro CS Solutions Performance Considerations
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Want faster, affordable high availability deployment for DAS architecture? Read how Syncro CS solution, with LSI MegaRAID technology, can help you easily defeat cost and management problems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

The Dynamic DNS Infrastructure
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a full-proxy architecture for DNS that provides a complete solution for global, local, and cloud load balancing, helping you overcome all the growth and security challenges the DNS is facing.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

F5 Networks

Open Fabric Edge - The Best Attributes of the Data Center, Now Delivered to the Edge
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Can your network accommodate the new requirements demanded on it? Explore how Ethernet switching can provide the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency you need to embrace the trends and technologies that will give your business a competitive advantage.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

Plug Into the Cloud with SDN-based Enterprise Clouds
sponsored by NTT America, Inc., an NTT Communications company
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization is offering a consistent global cloud experience with the help of software-defined networking (SDN) technologies.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

NTT America, Inc.,  an NTT Communications company

Application Delivery Optimization
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Application delivery optimization (ADO) is a key player in finding and eliminating latency issues during application delivery. Check out this resource to learn how implementing ADO can help you improve application performance in your data center and beyond!
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

F5 Networks

Windows Azure Storage: A Highly Available Cloud Storage Service with Strong Consistency
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the architecture, data model, resource provisioning, load balancing, and replication systems of Windows Azure Storage (WAS), a scalable cloud storage system that provides customers with seemingly limitless data storage, access from anywhere at any time, and the ability to only pay for what they use.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Microsoft

Improving VDI with Scalable Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Meeting the network, security and performance needs of your VDI deployment can be challenging. However, utilizing an optimized Application Delivery Controller (ADC) with application templates specific to VMware View, Microsoft desktop virtualization, and Citrix Xen can ease these burdens and generate additional benefits.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

F5 Networks

RESIN CLOUD SUPPORT 3rd Generation Clustering For Elastic Cloud Scaling
sponsored by Caucho Technology
WHITE PAPER: Java and PHP Web applications can be difficult to deploy, scale and maintain in cloud environments using existing technology. Read this white paper to learn how clustering technology provides the elasticity needed to ensure the capacity, reliability and availability necessary for cloud-enabled Web applications. 
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

Caucho Technology

High Availability and Load Balancing
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This paper, the third in a series on enterprise data integration, examines how "connection-weighted load balancing" provides fast, reliable, highly available cluster processing.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Progress

Improving Performance and Control in SAP Environments [Cisco ACE XML Gateways]
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to find out how to meet the new challenges posed by the proliferation of XML-based services. Discover an appliance that can be combined with SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver to improve performance, security, availability, and monitoring and auditing (for compliance) for applications and Web services in SAP environments.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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LOAD BALANCING DEFINITION (continued): …  Web sites get a great deal of traffic usually use load balancing. For load balancing Web traffic, there are several approaches. For Web serving, one approach is to route each request in turn to a different server host address in a domain name system (DNS) table, round-robin fashion. Usually, if two servers are used to balance a work load, a third server is needed to determine which server to assign the work to. Since load balancing requires multiple servers, it is usually combined with failover and backup services. In some approaches, the servers are distributed over different geographic locations. … 
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