Using Load Balancing To Add Capacity and to Deal with the Increasing Volume of Requests
“Benefit of load balancing is that it provides availability in the event that you actually have a web server failure; if you have multiple web servers if one of them goes down, the other one can basically takes its place and your end users will never know that anything happened.”
Do you need load balancing? If so, what type is best for your business? This is an important topic for discussion with your hosting provider because using load balancing will add capacity, helping your site deal with increasing volumes. Load balancing will also provide availability in the event that you actually have a web server failure; if you have multiple web servers and one goes down, the other one can basically takes its place and your end users will never know that anything happened.
Is your hosting provider working with you to ensure that you can use load balancing to add capacity and keep up with the volume?
Find out more about how UnitedLayer works with its customers to add capacity with load balancing. Watch Edward Buck, UnitedLayer VP of Services and Support talk about Load Balancing.
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