Load Balancer

Load Balancing is a methodology or algorithm of spreading network traffic, computing workloads or other service requests over a group of resources or services. The incoming traffic is distributed using various algorithms balancing of the overall workload. The benefits of Load Balancing are to provide scalability, optimize service reliability and availability and increase overall manageability.

Load Balancer

Link Load balancer is to distribute internal network request toward multiple ISP lines for:

  • Fast Internet Access
  • WAN Load Balancing
  • WAN Link Bonding
  • 100% Internet Uptime with Automatic Failover
  • Application Access Prioritization

Network Load Balancer is to distribute incoming network request across multiple servers in a server farm which operates at layer 3/4 of the OSI model.

Application Load Balancer (also known as Server Load Balancer) is quite similar to Network Load Balancer but operates at layer 7 of the OSI model and offer wider range of routing rules based on traffic content type, cookie data, custom headers, user location, or the application behavior.