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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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Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Don't just react to performance issues in your database. Proactive database management can result in accelerated problem resolution, problem prevention, hardware resource maximization and risk reduction. How can you become more proactive in managing your enterprise database? Download the white paper to find out.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

Dell Software

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

Is Your Load Balancer Cloud-Ready?
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Build a Cloud computing infrastructure with maximum availability, performance and security. This white paper shows how you can support public, private or hybrid Cloud configurations, scale app delivery, and support multi-tenant environments with the best load balancing technology.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

Citrix

Application Delivery and Load Balancing for VMware View Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses usage and configuration of F5 Network's BIG-IP© Local Traffic Manager™ (LTM) in combination with VMware's View 3.0 solution on Dell servers and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI storage.
Posted: 10 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc.

Performance and Scale in Cloud Computing
sponsored by Joyent
WHITE PAPER: Poor application performance causes companies to lose customers, reduce employee productivity, and reduce bottom line revenue. Read this whitepaper to learn why scalability is the best solution to increasing and maintaining application performance in cloud computing environments.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Joyent

Watts and Volt-Amps: Powerful Confusion
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Knowing the difference between Watts and Volt-Amps (VA) is crucial for UPS load sizing in data centers, but UPS vendors and manufacturers often use the terms interchangeably. Learn how to use these terms correctly in specifying power protection equipment.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

APC by Schneider Electric

High Performance for Integrating Massive Data Volumes with Talend Integration Suite MP
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Processing very large data sets provides unique constraints, especially when time windows available for this processing are shrinking. This paper presents a variety of technologies available to accelerate the processing of large data volumes, including massive parallelization, optimized data-set-mode processing, grid deployment, and load balancing.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Talend

Reduce IT Cost by Simplifying and Improving Data Center Operations Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT workload automation results in average annual savings in staff costs alone of $750,000. Learn more about automating complex IT processes - read the white paper.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Application Delivery and Load Balancing for VMware View Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses usage and configuration of F5 Network's BIG-IP© Local Traffic Manager™ (LTM) in combination with VMware's View 3.0 solution on Dell servers and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI storage.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 15 Feb 2010

Dell, Inc.

The Top 5 Server Monitoring Battles and How You Can Win Them
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The uses, requirements, and complexity of servers have all increased dramatically. Consequently, server monitoring has more importance in today's environments. This guide looks at some of the most pressing challenges you might face in ensuring optimal server performance. It offers insights into the tools and strategies for addressing these demands.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Nimsoft, Inc.

Understanding High Availability for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Read this technical white paper to learn about the evolution of mobile devices and the introduction of high availability in a mobile context. Also learn about the Blackberry as well as load balancing, failover thresholds, and limited downtime upgrades.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

BlackBerry

Ensuring Cost-effective, High-performance Storage Deployments for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: A well thought out storage design will help your organization achieve the most from your Exchange solution architecture - taking into consideration capacity, performance and availability, as well as budget, requirements. This Solution Brief includes nine key considerations for storage deployments to support your Microsoft Exchange environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

Integrating Blades Solutions with Dell EqualLogic SANs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many ways that blade enclosures can be attached to a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This paper reviews three ways, but depending on the blade enclosure design features there may be other options. Each of the three architecture strategies presented here provides different trade-offs in cost, complexity and scalability.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 30 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Virtualization: Optimized Power and Cooling to Maximize Benefits
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is an undisputed leap forward in data center evolution - it saves energy, increases computing throughput, frees up floor space, and facilitates load migration and disaster recovery. With these benefits though, come new challenges to the power and cooling infrastructure.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 04 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric
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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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