Load Balancing Software
What is Load Balancing Software?
Load Balancing software is used to organize resources to applications or websites as traffic demands. Business use Load Balancing tools to automate resource distribution so that they do not have to pay for more resources than they need, and can ensure that their applications and websites can handle sudden spikes in traffic. Businesses that don’t use load balancing tools may distribute resources efficiently, which can result in increased costs, or in the worst-case scenario, application, or website failure under heavy traffic. Load balancing tools are essential for businesses with multiple applications and websites or applications that highly vary in the amount of traffic they have at any given time.
Features & Capabilities
The most common features of load balancing tools are as follows:
Pricing for load balancing tools is dependent on the number of queries handled by the load balancing tool in question. As a result, exact pricing will heavily depend on the number of queries a business needs the tool to handle. Generally, businesses should expect to pay around 40 cents per query. Many vendors offer discounts for businesses that handle large amounts of queries in a month.
Amazon's Elastic Load Balancing automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple targets, such as Amazon EC2 instances, containers, IP addresses, and Lambda functions. It can handle the varying load of your application traffic in a single Availability Zone or…