Multiple service load-balancing with OpenFlow

  title={Multiple service load-balancing with OpenFlow},
  author={Marc K{\"o}rner and Odej Kao},
  journal={2012 IEEE 13th International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing},
Load balancers have a decisive role in every enterprise network as they serve often as an entry point and have major impact on the performance and the availability of the network. While current load balancers are mostly implemented as specific hardware components, we developed a load balancer service based on the OpenFlow controllers to handle the load of multiple services without the necessity for a specific piece of hardware. This approach integrates the network and the load balancing… CONTINUE READING
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