Load Balancer

Load balancing is a computer networking method for distributing workloads across multiple computing resources, such as computers, a computer cluster, network links, central processing units or disk drives. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any one of the resources. Using multiple components with load balancing instead of a single component may increase reliability through redundancy. Load balancing is usually provided by dedicated software or hardware, such as a multilayer switch or a Domain Name System server process.
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  • Facebook Open-Sources C++ HTTP Library Collection Proxygen

    … on our Github site. Proxygen began as a project to write a customizable, high-performance HTTP(S) reverse-proxy load balancer nearly four years ago. We initially planned for Proxygen to be a software library for generating proxies, hence the name. But Proxygen has evolved considerably since the early days of the project. While there were a variety…

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  • Facebook Tests Onion URL for Tor Users

    … our site securely. People connect to Facebook in many different ways, which is why we have implemented HTTPS across our service, and Perfect Forward Secrecy, HSTS and other technologies that help give people more confidence that they are connected securely to Facebook. That doesn’t mean we can’t improve yet further. Consider Tor: Tor challenges…

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