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Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)

Dynamic traffic distribution

Elastic Load Balancers are used to avoid “single points of failure.” Based on policies that can be freely adapted by service operators, the load balancer distributes incoming requests to a service across several backend servers. The right distribution of the workload across multiple servers ensures that the service maintains the same performance level at all times and prevents it from becoming overloaded or unavailable. The response times of the service thus remain in the desired or optimum range.

Elastic Load Balancer in the Open Telekom Cloud

The Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) supports up to 100,000 simultaneous connections and is highly compatible with OpenStack. The ELB is available in two variants. The classic load balancer is suitable if encrypted requests are also to be processed. It supports the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol and the corresponding encryption algorithms. The enhanced load balancer is recommended for complex application models and/or a high number of requests. It can also forward requests to Bare Metal Servers. Billing is performed on an hourly basis in each case.



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