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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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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

Everything You Need to Know About CDN Load Balancing
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores everything you need to know about CDN load balancing and how you can enhance your network.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Dyn

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

The Top 10 Tips to Improve Web Application Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Development and testing teams face unparalleled pressure to ensure top performance of the software they create. In this white paper, explore 10 top issues that dev and test teams should consider in order to optimize their testing efforts and ensure maximum performance from Web applications.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

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

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

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.

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.

Advanced ADCs Take Over Where Server Load Balancers Leave Off
sponsored by Coyote Point Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper and learn what to look for when evaluating an application delivery solution. Get the tools you need to develop a successful virtualization strategy while improving your data center to obtain your business objectives.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

Coyote Point Systems, Inc.

Enhance Data Center Utilization by 95% with Enterprise Scale Workload Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how organizations primarily adopt workload management software to increase value from their data centers and ease the pain of managing a million jobs simultaneously.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Oracle Corporation

Advanced Uses of Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we discuss how Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g's advanced management capabilities help IT organizations cut through the complexity and bring order to chaos through its unique business-driven IT management approach. 
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

The Economics of Cooperative Control – Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Instead of regurgitating an architecture where costly, centralized controllers are needed, Aerohive followed the original intent of the 802.11 standard designers more closely and brought the technology to maturity. This paper explores how inter-AP protocols can execute the same functions performed by centralized controllers with lower cost.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

The Economics of Cooperative Control Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: The key takeaway here is that inter-AP protocols are free, but controllers are not. In a market where all enterprise-class APs cost roughly the same, removing the controller hardware and feature licensing from the equation results in an immediate and extremely significant CAPEX decrease.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Solutions to the Infrastructure Gap: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of First-Generation Network Technologies
sponsored by TELoIP Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the increase in demand for Internet applications, organizations are struggling to find the performance they require in their networks without increasing costs. This paper examines the benefits and detriments of Bonding, Load-Balancing, and MPLS network technologies.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

TELoIP Inc.

Achieving Oracle Database Scalability With or Without RAC Using SharePlex for Oracle
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this Quest Software white paper, read about other alternatives that work alongside RAC - or in place of RAC entirely - without the drawbacks of using RAC alone. Discover how your company can reduce risk and downtime and still achieve scale, and how using a third-party solution can benefit your business for less cost. Read this white paper today.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

Dell Software
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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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