GSLB - Using Global Server Load Balancing to deliver greater multi-site and multi-cloud resiliency
SDNS / GSLB direct-to-node: how it works, and when to use it for your object storage deployment
We do a lot of work with object storage solution providers, and one of the main concerns that they have is throughput.
Active / Active load balancing, do you need it?
In the load balancing world active/active has multiple meanings. And once you've got that hurdle out the way, you need to then work out whether you actually need it...This blog outlines your options so you can make an informed decision.
Multi-site Active-Active Splunk SmartStore with NetApp StorageGRID and Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)
Here we look at a Splunk SmartStore architecture that utilizes NetApp StorageGRID and Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) to provide resilience and HA.
Choosing the best option to host across multiple locations or data centers
Organizations are moving away from the traditional data center model, and favoring a hybrid approach to hosting their systems and applications, that involves multiple sites, providers and even cloud environments.
Making the most of Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB): If you’ve got it, use it
Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) enables you to distribute internet or corporate network traffic across servers in multiple locations, anywhere in the world. But why – and when – should you use it?
Why Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and PlayStation reducing their traffic won’t save the Internet
Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, Disney and Apple recently began streaming content at lower bit rates - but is it actually improving performance or just good PR?
Nutanix Ready, a great platform now comes with a certified load balancer.
Our Enterprise VA range of load balancers deliver scalable, reliable and secure application delivery in Nutanix Acropolis. We have built upon our existing strengths in virtualized environments, such as VMWare, Hyper-V, KVM and Xen, to become Nutanix certified, with the addition of support for Nutanix AHV positions, meaning we are
How to design a disaster recovery plan for your cloud infrastructure
Disaster recovery is a set of procedures and standards that enterprises follow to quickly recover from the effects of certain negative events. A severe bug that gets shipped with the latest code push, a cyber attack, or - in rare cases - a natural disaster qualify as a potential disaster
I've finally found a decent reason to use Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)!
Yes, it's the end of an era... after many years arguing that GSLB has no place on a proper load balancer, I've finally found a solid reason to add one to our product. Yes, you read that right! I've officially surrendered and given you a new GSLB to play with...!
What exactly is a Reverse Proxy?
"I don't think we can use your load balancer, because it's not a reverse proxy..." said the slightly confused reseller. Which got me thinking, maybe I should write a blog about the difference between a Reverse Proxy Server and a Forward Proxy Server? For that matter - what is a
GSLB — Why Global Server Load Balancers don’t always suck? (Polaris-GSLB) Part 2
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.
GSLB – Why Global Server Load Balancers don't always suck? (Polaris-GSLB)
Here at Loadbalancer.org we’re not known for being huge fans of GSLB solutions as some of our customers may already know and you can see from a previous blog : [GSLB – Why Do Global Server Load Balancers Suck?](http://www.loadbalancer.org/blog/gslb-why-do-global-server-load-balancers-suck)
Cloud-based Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) made simple with concierge service from Loadbalancer.org
Anyone who has been watching Loadbalancer.org over the last few years will have noticed the things that we don't like :-). We've made it pretty clear that we don't like load balancing firewalls and we've also been pretty reluctant to turn our load balancers into a GSLB.
Why do Global Server Load Balancers suck?
OK, Before the flames start let me state the usual caveat, "GSLBs don't ALWAYS suck, just most of the time".