Andrew has been a consultant in the computer networking industry for over 10 years. He has worked in large corporations and universities as a Network Systems Integrator. Currently, he is a software engineer at Cisco Systems. The opinions expressed in his columns do not necessarily reflect those of Cisco Systems.
Sharing the Load
Mar. 27, 1998
Managing the load between servers can often be one of the biggest challenges for Webmasters and system administrators. Incoming HTTP requests can be shared between multiple web servers either by using Domain Name Server (DNS) with round robin or a commercial load balancing product.