Application Acceleration and Server Load Balancing

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  • application delivery controller

    An application delivery controller (ADC) is a network device that manages client connections to complex Web and enterprise applications. In general, a controller is a hardware device or a software program that manages or directs the flow of data betw... 

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  • NBAR (Network Based Application Recognition)

    Network Based Application Recognition (NBAR) is a mechanism that classifies and regulates bandwidth for network applications to ensure that available resources are utilized as efficiently as possible. Cisco Systems developed NBAR as part of its Conte... 

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    Acceleration hardware is a general term that refers to devices that speed up data communications, storage and retrieval, encryption and decryption, mathematical operations, graphics, and Web page viewing. Acceleration hardware can consist of an indiv... 

  • load balancing

    Load balancing is dividing the amount of work that a computer has to do between two or more computers so that more work gets done in the same amount of time and, in general, all users get served faster. 

About Application Acceleration and Server Load Balancing

Learn about challenges involved in enabling Service Level Agreement (SLA)-style application performance. In this section, you'll read about application acceleration with application delivery controllers, server load balancing for traffic and capacity management, compression and caching technologies. Also read about application-level monitoring and application-aware routing.