load balancing

  • Need an electronic timecard system? NASA has the code for you

    Posted April 15, 2014 - 6:00 am

    The space agency has published a catalog of its software being made available to the public, and it includes code for things other than flying a rocket to the moon
  • How load balancing is playing a bigger role in tech transitions

    Posted November 19, 2013 - 5:37 pm

    Load balancing isn't just for websites that expect surges in traffic any more. Companies of all sizes, and in all verticals, find load balancing an effective way to address disaster recovery, scalability, failover and application virtualization needs.
  • Ten lies programmers tell themselves

    Posted November 28, 2012 - 10:57 am

    Sitting alone staring at code all day can lead one to be less than honest with oneself. Here are some of the more common fibs that coders tell themselves
  • Poor man's load balancing

    Posted June 24, 2012 - 7:37 pm

    If you have need to balance traffic among a set of servers and can't afford a load balancer, you can get fairly effective relief using what is often referred to as "poor man's load balancing" -- an easy trick that you implement on your DNS server.
  • HP moves load testing software to the cloud

    Posted February 7, 2012 - 9:49 pm

    With the release of its new LoadRunner in the Cloud application load testing solution, HP aims to provide the flexibility of software-as-a-service in tools that traditionally entailed substantial investments to implement.
  • Rackspace adds load balancing to cloud-based servers

    Posted April 19, 2011 - 9:40 am

    Rackspace's cloud computing division is offering load-balancing tools to help customers distribute workloads across multiple servers, providing applications with higher availability.
  • WikiLeaks moves to Amazon cloud to weather DDOS attacks

    Posted December 1, 2010 - 10:22 am

    A hacker called TheJester is claiming credit for DDOS attacks that periodically brought down the WikiLeaks site yesterday, after it published secret U.S. diplomatic cables.
  • Carfax Accelerates Data Delivery to Meet Demand

    Posted June 28, 2010 - 3:32 pm

    As the most trusted provider of vehicle history information, CARFAX is used by millions of buyers and sellers each year to research used cars and light trucks. As demand for used vehicle information rapidly increases, so do the number of visitors to Carfax.com. To better manage the load and ensure fast, reliable delivery of vehicle data, CARFAX recently upgraded from traditional load balancing technology to next-generation application delivery controllers (ADCs) to accelerate performance, cut data center costs and boost capacity over existing infrastructure.
  • KEMP Technologies Offers Load Balancing For SMBs

    Posted February 9, 2010 - 10:51 pm

    Most small businesses typically outsource their Web and e-commerce hosting needs to a dedicated hosting operation rather than host it on-site, because it's cheaper and more reliable than hiring someone full-time to do it themselves. However, small businesses that instead choose to bring their own Web servers, or have other application and terminal servers prone to overloading, might want to look at a dedicated load-balancing appliance that can help them deal with more traffic while minimizing service slowdown and outages. Enter the LoadMaster 2000, a $1590 load balancer by KEMP Technologies aimed at SMBs with overworked servers.
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