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20th April 2017

in Load Balancing

What exactly is a Reverse Proxy?

Posted by Aaron West 20th April in Load Balancing

"I don't think we can use your load balancer, because its not a reverse proxy...", said the slightly confused re-seller.

Which got me thinking, maybe I should write a blog about the difference between a Reverse Proxy Server and a Forward Proxy Server?
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5th April 2017

in Business

Voice Activated Load Balancing? Could it actually work

Posted by Ben Cabot 5th April in Business

We'd heard the marketing team had come up with an idea for an April fools joke of releasing a product called Enterprise VAL, the voice activated load balancer. We liked the idea but thought wouldn't it be cool if it actually worked? So we built it.

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31st March 2017

in Business

Did you fall for our April Fool?

Posted by Malcolm Turnbull 31st March in Business

After the recent introduction of Enterprise Ultra to our hardware family, plus the recent software update 8.2.4. We are pleased to finally announce our new Voice Activated Load Balancer - Enterprise VAL.

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1st March 2017

in Load Balancing

DelftDI Medical Imaging Case Study – Healthcare Industry

Posted by Jake Borman 1st March in Load Balancing

DelftDI recommends Loadbalancer.org for critical medical imaging systems DelftDI, a Canon group company, develops, delivers and maintains radiology and patient imaging systems for hospitals across the globe. For more than ten years, it has been recommending and installing products from Loadbalancer.org to ensure the high availability and performance of these crucial medical applications.

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26th January 2017

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Do you remember when you could get fired – for not buying F5?

Posted by Malcolm Turnbull 26th January in Load Balancing

You might not be old enough to remember the highly effective marketing campaign from IBM, that implied buying from anyone else would get you fired... However, I just read Kemp Technologies mildly amusing press release about replacing F5, and it got me thinking - Is it time that F5 starts to run a similar campaign?

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5th December 2016

in High Availability

GSLB – Why Global Server Load Balancers Don’t Always Suck? (Polaris-GSLB) Part 2

Posted by Aaron West 5th December in High Availability

In part one we were introduced to Polaris-GSLB which is a cool little open source GSLB solution, we went through a simple use case scenario and discussed the features it supports. In part two of this Blog I’m going to show you how to build Polaris-GSLB on CentOS 7.

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15th November 2016

in High Availability

GSLB – Why Global Server Load Balancers Don’t Always Suck? (Polaris-GSLB)

Posted by Aaron West 15th November in High Availability

There is a lovely open source project on GitHub called Polaris-GSLB, you can find out more about it here : https://github.com/polaris-gslb/polaris-gslb/wiki/Overview It allows us to perform health checks to test availability, define topologies to serve up local results for local clients and perform load balancing of up to 32 endpoints!

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