Load balancing is the process of distributing network traffic across a server pool. Below is an image that depicts how Avi Networks does load balancing in an on-premise data center and multi-cloud environment.
Load balancing and what load balancers can do are undergoing significant changes as enterprises seek to deploy cloud-native applications in data centers and public clouds. According to Gartner, “Application-centric personnel are driving a return to lightweight, disaggregated load balancers, creating challenges and opportunities for I&O leaders.”
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