Server Load Balancer Architecture

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This lesson provides an introduction to Alibaba's Server Load Balancer service, also known as SLB. The lesson begins with a brief intro to load balancing in general and then takes a look at Alibaba SLB and its three main components. We'll look at how SLB can be used for high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster tolerance. You will also learn about SLB instance clusters, traffic routing, and security, before finally moving on to a demonstration from the Alibaba Cloud platform that shows how to set up a Server Load Balancer with two servers.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about load balancing and Alibaba's Server Load Balancer (SLB) service
  • Understand the three main components of SLB
  • Learn about high availability and fault tolerance with Alibaba SLB
  • Learn about the running and operations of SLB
  • Set up a Server Load Balancer

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the basics of Alibaba's Server Load Balancer service and how to use it.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of Alibaba Cloud. Some knowledge of load balancing would also be beneficial.

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