Learning Center - What is load balancing? | How load balancers work

Load balancing is the process of distributing traffic among multiple servers to improve a service or application’s performance and reliability. On the Internet, load balancing is often employed to divide network traffic among several servers. This reduces the strain on each server and makes the servers more efficient, speeding up performance and reducing latency. Load balancing is essential for most Internet applications to function properly. Understand why in the Learning Center.

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