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Learning VMware NSX by Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

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Logical Edge load balancers

Load balancers allow network traffic to be balanced across multiple servers to increase performance and also allow a high availability of services. This distribution of an incoming service among multiple servers is transparent to the end users, which makes the deployment of load balancers a critical component in any environment.

Note

A good use case for load balancers for further reading—http://cloudmaniac.net/load-balance-vmware-psc-with-nsx/.

ESG offers logical Edge load balancers that allow you to utilize the load balancing functionality and distribute incoming traffic across multiple virtual machine instances.

An ESG instance must be deployed in order to enable the load balancer service. There are multiple steps in ...

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