Domain Name System (DNS) load balancing is the practice of distributing traffic over multiple server machines.
Learn about round-robin load balancing, one of the simplest ways to distribute client requests across a group of servers, at NGINX
Hybrid load balancing is the distribution of requests across apps running on various environments in order to maximize speed, reliability, and cost-efficiency.
Cloud load balancing is the distribution of client requests over multiple servers running on a cloud environment in order to maximize application performance.
Layer 4 & Layer 7 load balancers base their routing decisions on different criteria. Read on to learn more about how they are different & why it matters.
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the primary mechanism for information exchange across the Internet.
Learn how progressive download of video enables playback to begin almost immediately, thus improving the user experience, with NGINX and NGINX Plus.
Caching is the local storage of frequently requested information in order to improve page load speed and performance.
Learn how web acceleration techniques like caching & compression speed up content delivery & improve user experience, enabling your web servers to handle more traffic.