Methods of Server Load Balancing
The following methods are used in the industry to perform server load balancing:
DNS-based load balancing: This is an early method of performing server load balancing. In this method, DNS name resolution is used to distribute the load among the servers. DNS server A records are configured with multiple IP addresses for a name. Name resolution is done in a round-robin fashion, distributing the load among all the servers defined in DNS. There are several disadvantages of this approach:
DNS server has no knowledge ...