Performance - Performance for always-on applications.
The importance of adding a load balancer to your test environments
The benefits of having a test environment (or two!) deployed in your infrastructure.
Are you crazy to buy a hardware load balancer?
There’s no doubt that the software adoption trend for load balancers is increasing - and the likelihood is that this will continue. After all, it makes sense right? The numbers look nicer on the budget sheet, you can take the virtual ADC wherever you want, it runs on any
The customer asks, we deliver: “where are your reports...?''
I should really say that not every request of this type can be turned around on the same day - but we do try!
What are Professional Services?
Why on earth would I want to use Professional Services when I can use Support instead? Here we outline the differences and when you'd want to engage them.
Why won't NFSv3 just die already?
Why is NFSv3 still so common, when NFSv4 is such a vast improvement?
Digital pathology: five ways to ensure fast and successful adoption
Learn five key considerations when moving to a digital pathology solution.
Why use a reverse proxy?
What are the reasons for using a reverse proxy and how does it differ from a load balancer?
What is a load balancer?
What is load balancing? How does it work, and when should you use it? We've got you covered.
Partnering with Konica Minolta to support workplaces of the future
Loadbalancer.org partners with Konica Minolta to optimize print management solutions and improve end-user experience. Find out how we do it.
Making the most of 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?
Black Friday: how load balancers power the world’s biggest eCommerce event
Find out how load balancers help deliver the world's biggest online shopping weekend.
How Serco maximizes the availability and resilience of its business-critical SAP environment
Our expertise enabled an international service company to ensure reliability and high availability of its business-critical SAP systems.
How Scomis improves the scalability and performance of its Hosted Application Service
Find out how a specialist IT services provider delivers consistent application experience for over 4,500 concurrent users.
How load balancers optimize PACS performance in radiology
Understand the role of load balancing in PACS and how it ultimately helps deliver better patient care.
How this IT solutions provider delivered a stable, scalable cloud-based platform
Cloud-based computing in patient management care requires easy access and scalability – find out how we helped Fluid Networks deliver exactly that.
Layer 4 vs Layer 7 load balancing - we still love DSR, but…
Direct server return, direct routing - no matter what you call it, using DSR maximises the throughput of return traffic and allows for near endless scalability. Here's why we still love it.
FHIR: the key to unlocking interoperability in EHR?
What is FHIR? What makes it the hottest topic of discussion in healthcare IT? How does the future of healthcare look like with this new standard in place? Let us tell you in our latest blog!
15 years later, we still love DSR
Some relationships fizzle out over time. You know how it goes - you change, you start fighting, you grow apart. But fifteen years on, Loadbalancer.org’s love affair with Layer 4 DR mode is still going strong. For the uninitiated, Direct Server Return (DSR/DR/N-Path) is a clever
Load balancing your load balancers for endless scalability
As the title suggests, I'm going to take a look at the concept of load balancing a cluster of inexpensive load balancers to scale out SSL capabilities (or even Layer 7 operations), rather than the typical idea of scaling up SSL offload capabilities by buying ever-larger appliances with ever more
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
How do you combine AWS Auto Scaling with a proper load balancer?
Ben already wrote an awesome blog about one-click integration with autoscaling. But as one of our eagle-eyed customers politely pointed out - it doesn't actually explain how to configure AWS Auto Scaling in the first place! So, I wanted to run through the steps in much more detail, my aim
I've finally found a decent reason to use 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...!
Yahoo’s L3 Direct Server Return (DSR), an alternative to LVS-TUN, explored.
I had the opportunity to play with Yahoo’s implementation of L3 DSR using LVS and iptables, it was great fun so I thought I had better write a blog on using it. So, what exactly is L3 DSR and why should I care when I already have LVS-TUN? L3
Layer 4 Direct Routing (LVS-DR) and Layer 4 TUN (LVS-TUN) in AWS
Have you ever wondered if LVS works in AWS? I can already say for certain that LVS-NAT works great - but what about LVS-DR and LVS-TUN? Having spent the last several months playing in AWS, I'm writing this blog mostly to record my findings. I was trying to get LVS
Load balancing for broadcast applications - Indestructible media delivery
Whether archiving, editing or streaming media, downtime is not an option for the broadcast industry. The demand for content is ever increasing and an efficient, scalable workflow for producers, curators and editors is key. Loadbalancer.org facilitates high availability and scalable delivery for broadcast media applications. If you care about