Author: Kent Roberts

What is Server Load Balancing? The Function of a Load Balancer

Kent Roberts September 10, 2013 by under HIPAA Data Centers 0 Comments
English: SMLT mesh with nine 1Gig paths (all c...

Lets get technical: Nine 1Gig paths (all connections active and load balancing traffic) 9Gb/s full duplex mesh providing 18Gb/s of bandwidth between core switches. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Reliability of a system is measured in uptime, the percentage of time throughout a given window that a site is up and fully operational.  Network reliability and high uptime figures are crucial to keeping users happy. One important way reliability is enhanced is with redundancies – safeguards so that if anything fails, the client still won’t experience a problem. A strong system will always have multiple redundancies in place.

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