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Content Networking Fundamentals by Silvano Da Ros

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Chapter 10. Exploring Server Load Balancing

Exploring Server Load Balancing
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You will learn about the following core content switching concepts in this Chapter:

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Content Switch Operational Modes—You can configure your content switch in router or bridge mode.

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Load Distribution Algorithms—Round robin, least connections, source IP address hashing, and server load are available for distributing content requests across your servers.

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Layer 5–7 Load Balancing—Content switches can inspect requests at Layers 5–7, in order to intelligently select server farms to service client requests.

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