Database Load Balancing Delivers Performance on Low-Cost Servers

Lee, Albert
February 2007
Database Trends & Applications;Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p13
The article offers a report relating to the importance of database load balancing in delivering performance on low-cost servers. Database load balancing is used to improve the reliability and performance of server farms for Web and application servers. It also ensures scalable performance, continuous availability, and data consistency for transactional databases. It states that such lower-cost commoditized systems are more efficient, utilize resources more effectively, and squeeze all the performance and capacity possible from the infrastructure.


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