High Availability

Can you Mismatch Hardware and Virtual Appliances for High Availability?

When might you want to do this? What are your options if you want high availability but can’t afford a conventional load balancing solution? Could you have a dedicated hardware load balancer for all of your load balancing needs, and then a separate virtual appliance to temporarily shoulder the load should you ever have downtime? […]

What Can We Learn From the Recent Facebook Outage?

On the October 4th 2021, the social media giant Facebook experienced a global outage, affecting not only Facebook, but also other Facebook products, including Instagram and WhatsApp. The outage lasted for around 6 hours. This of course affected many people all across the world, but now that the issue has been resolved and Facebook has released […]

Load balancing EHR for Healthier Healthcare IT Applications

Optimizing Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) means maximizing availability, performance, and security – and that’s where load balancers come in. EHR is prevalent in North America. In the US, if you encounter a health emergency while on vacation or a business trip, you no longer have to carry your pill bottles or produce hard-to-remember drug names […]

Printer’s Need Load Balancing Too

Depending on what, and how much you’re printing – and which managed print applications you’re using – you might not want to throw away that print server after all, according to our guest blogger: print veteran Doc Ballje… Doc Ballje, PaperCut and Print veteran wrote a guest blog for loadbalancer.org. He shared his thoughts on […]

Load balancing PaperCut Print Servers

Loadbalancer.org has worked with many companies to solve the problems they’re facing in their print environments. As print specialists, Loadbalancer.org understands that these environments can be complex, with multiple technologies and applications – so it brings these layers together to create systems that are reliable, highly available, and high-performing. Check out our Introduction to Load […]

Know The Lingo With Loadbalancer

New to loadbalancer? Check out our Introduction to Load Balancing, which describes load balancers in terms everyonecan understand and explains how they improve the performance of websites, mobile apps, and key business systems. Why loadbalancer? High availability – failover servers with no user impact Resilience – multi-site failover capabilities Reduce risk – isolate servers from […]

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