Chapter 5. Optimizing NetScaler Traffic

The purpose of NetScaler is to act as a logistics department. It has to serve content to many different endpoints using many different protocols across different types of media, and it can either be a physical device or on top of a hypervisor within a private cloud infrastructure. Since there are many factors that play in here, there is room for tuning and improvement. Some of the topics we will cover in this chapter are:

  • Tuning for virtual environments
  • Tuning TCP traffic
  • Tuning SSL traffic
  • HTTP/2 and SPDY
  • Other network capabilities

Tuning for virtual environments

When setting up NetScaler in a virtual environment, there are many factors that affect how it might perform. For instance, the underlying CPUs of the ...

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