17
Jun

Important settings to note when configuring High Availability on KEMP LoadMasters

When configuring High Availability for two KEMP LoadMasters (hardware or virtual appliances), please note the following important settings and guidelines that are critical to a successful first time setup/deployment of an HA pair:

17
Jun

Top Three KEMP LoadMaster options & things to be aware of when using them

The following is a list of top three KEMP LoadMaster options and things to be aware of when configuring these options on the LoadMaster appliance (virtual or hardware) in a network infrastructure. In particular, the options that will be discussed in detail are: Transparency, High Availability, and Bonding. The goal of this document is to educate an end user with the best approach for when configuring these options as to avoid any possible first time setup/deployment issues with the LoadMaster.

 

6
Jun

Load Balancing Scheduling Methods Explained

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27
May

How does VMAC work and how can it improve HA failover?

9
May

KEMP LoadMaster v7.0-4 firmware is now available.

We're delighted to announce our latest Firmware release LoadMaster 7.0-4. Here are the details below. Watch out for more announcements on some of the features in the coming weeks.

10
Apr

What the heck is "Layer 7" Load Balancing anyway?

Layer 7 Load BalancerThe most popular load balancers or application delivery controllers mix traditional simple Layer 4 load balancing with the more advanced application sensitive Layer 7 (Taken from the OSI model) content switching technology. 

8
Apr

Web Content Switching Load Balancers

Content SwitchContent switching is known by a number of different names but essentially we are talking the content switch feature which is specifically intended to offer better load balancing performance for website content, because the various requests can be routed more effectively to the servers that can respond to them in an efficient manner. All KEMP Technologies LoadMaster load balancers offer industry leading web content switching capabilities  

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26
Mar

Network Load Balancers are like the highway patrol

KEMP Technologies LoadMasters are the #1 price/performance load balancers in the market today, we at KEMP, often consider our network load balancers to be like the highway patrol, as they keep your network traffic moving at the busiest times:

25
Mar

What is the The Hypertext Transfer Protocol, or HTTP?

It seems an obvious question, and one that many people think ought to be taken for granted, but surprisingly many people, even in the technology industry, don't know what HTTP stands for, or the history of this protocol.

Tim Berners Lee and his team are credited with inventing the first version, along with html, and the necessary server and text based web browser technology and their work on the "WorldWideWeb" project that launched it into general use.

20
Mar

What Load-Balancing scheduling methods are available on the KEMP Loadmaster?

Another question often asked about KEMP Loadmaster is about what different methods can be used to distribute traffic? There are many different methods of traffic distribution among server clusters and many different reasons to use each depending on the use case.

The traffic distribution is based on a load balancing algorithm or scheduling method. The scheduling is applied on a per Virtual service basis. Here is a list of the methods:

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