Load balancing Oracle Application Server
About Oracle Application Server
Oracle Application Server product line is the industry’s most comprehensive Java platform for developing, deploying, and integrating enterprise applications. It provides the foundation for application grid, which is an architecture that enables enterprises to outperform their competitors while minimizing operational costs.
Key benefits of load balancing
Here are a few key benefits:
- Ensures the application is always available
- Provides a stable, optimal performance
- Uninterrupted uptime and reduced risk when performing upgrades/maintenance
How to load balance Oracle HTTP Server
Oracle HTTP Server is at the heart of Oracle Application Server and is based on Apache. For more information on how to deploy, our deployment guide is linked below.
The following diagram shows that clients connect to the Virtual Service (VIP) on the load balancer rather than directly to one of the Oracle servers.