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Practical Load Balancing: Ride the Performance Tiger by Eelco Plugge, David Hows, Peter Membrey

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C H A P T E R  15

Where to Go Next…

Over the course of this book, we have covered a large number of topics in a considerable amount of depth. We have looked at load balancing from almost every conceivable angle. We have examined the following:

  • Content cacheing
  • DNS load balancing
  • HTTP load balancing
  • Database load balancing
  • SSL load balancing
  • Clustering for higher performance
  • Load balancing in the cloud
  • IPv6

This is quite a large amount of content to have covered, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Load balancing as you are well aware by now is a method for getting the best performance out of a system for your money. It maximizes the return you get on the investments you have made to your systems.

This, of course, means load balancing ...

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