Load Balancing

Load balancing can take many forms, but the most common for Oracle E-Business Suite is two or more application-tier servers being load balanced by a hardware device, as shown in the illustartion on the following page.

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Both database sessions and user interfaces can be load balanced, which is very common for application-tier components such as Professional User Interface and self-service user interfaces. The security issue here is that load balancing Oracle E-Business Suite requires state information to be stored in the load balancer so users will return to the correct application tier on subsequent requests (sticky session is the ...

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