AppScaler v1.0.7 released

Firmware 1.0.7 is a new release for all the AppScaler products including hardware and virtual appliance. With this release, we are proud to introduce comprehensive application visibility utilities. At a glance, new features and feature enhancements in this release includes: OS Performance Enhancement The AppScaler OS upgraded with security and performance improvements 40G and 100G port drivers added New SSL […]

Website Load Balancing

Load balancing is an important component to increase website capability and reliability. This post is going to look at several key requirements for website load balancing and techniques in load balancer to fulfill those requirements. How to eliminate website downtime through load balancing How to improve website response time How to intelligently distribute content to the users How to achieve […]

What is Server Load Balancing?

Background The availability of mission critical applications is without a doubt the IT administrators’ most important priority. Downtime on mission critical application costs organizations in terms of money, lost customers and much more. According to a new report by Ireland-based IT solutions company, ERS IT Solutions, on average IT downtime costs businesses $1.55 million every year. Availability is not something […]

High Performance Load Balancer

Not all ADC solutions are created equal. XPoint AppScaler is built from the ground up with performance in mind. The core of XPoint AppScaler is written using Intel’s DPDK ,which greatly boosts packet processing performance and throughput by up to ten times. The XPoint AppScaler Hardware Platform uses Intel controller I350 (Gigabit NIC) and 82599ES (10G NIC) and we have completely rewritten […]