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Rob Cooper

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Rob's been with the company since 2010 and helps to maintain the critical link between the Sales, Support and Development departments by providing deployment, testing and documentation skills. He’s also responsible for all Microsoft and VMware approvals and certifications and ensuring ongoing compliance. When not at the Loadbalancer.org offices he enjoys getting out on his boat as well as playing bass guitar.

Windows NLB (WNLB) and its disadvantages

Rob Cooper

Whilst Windows Network Load Balancing (WNLB) has been constantly improved in each version of Windows since it's introduction in Windows 2000, it still has a fairly extensive list of disadvantages when compared to a hardware or virtual based loadbalancer. WNLB Disadvantages Causes switch flooding. Unicast mode relies on this to...read more

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