In networking parlance, load balancing is the act of distributing workload evenly across two or more computers, network links, CPUs, or other resources, in order to get optimal resource utilization, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload. Using multiple components with load balancing, instead of a single component, can increase reliability through redundancy. The load balancing function is best effected through the use of software.
Load balancing is commonly used to mediate internal communications in computer clusters, especially high-availability clusters. If the load is more on a server, then the additional servers take additional load while the former is still processing requests
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Resonate's Load Balancing solutions optimize traffic flow and resource utilization. They monitor network performance and resource availability, and then route traffic to maximize application availability and performance.
Central Dispatch, a load balancing solution that provides unmatched, intelligent load balancing.
CDConsole's automated network monitoring and administration capabilities ensure application availability through load balancing software.
Global Dispatch, a wide area network load balancing product, consolidates multiple points of presence into a single enterprise-wide resource.
Resonate ships Central Dispatch for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Learn more about Central Dispatch, our award winning server load balancing solution, from our white paper, Central Dispatch: An In-Depth Technical White Paper