Edge Delivery

Load Balancing

Serve more concurrent users by distributing specific traffic to specific origin servers from the Edge.

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Deliver fast application performance and custom routing at massive scale.

The Section platform offers flexible load balancing to ensure high availability and consistently fast performance during peak traffic times. You can leverage the open-source Varnish Cache edge module to implement the best load balancing solution for your application.

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Stop letting success threaten your revenue. With Section's load balancing, your application can scale to meet demand and route traffic away from unhealthy back-ends, ensuring that you are ready to handle the next traffic spike.

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Section's load balancing allows your application to maintain superior performance at any scale by efficiently distributing traffic across your origin servers. Used in conjunction with dynamic content caching, your application will scale efficiently and affordably.

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Load balancing on Section is built on top of the open-source Varnish Cache, and you maintain full control of the configuration. This allows for incredible flexibility and compatibility with your technical infrastructure. Start with a simple set up and build a customized, sophisticated load balancing solution over time.

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Load balancing on the Section platform comes complete with a comprehensive suite of DevOps logs, metrics, alerts, and monitoring which makes it possible to locate issues as they arise.

Get an all-in-one Edge solution with Section.

Section offers load balancing as part of our Edge Compute Platform, giving you the flexibility to customize your application delivery to fit the needs of your application. By using the open-source Varnish Cache for load balancing, you can build your own rules to specify how your load balancing behaves.

Section also provides you the ability to integrate your load balancing solution into your development workflow, including testing in a development environment and robust log management, metrics, and monitoring tools.

Technical Details

Load Balancing

Section provides a layer 7 load balancer to immediately route HTTP requests based on rules you set that can include request location, device or browser type, and cookies or headers. In addition, you can utilize our load balancer to randomly distribute requests to your origin servers so that no one server is overloaded.

Section has used VCL to create common load balancing scenarios that can be easily set up in your Section portal by editing your VCL files. Section provides Git-backed version control for easy configuration, and in-depth metrics and logs to show how each request was handled for quick diagnosis of issues.

With the combination of Section’s load balancer, Varnish Cache, and ELK stack logs, you can rest assured you will be able to easily handle traffic spikes and improve user experience.

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