Diffrence BW Hardware Load Balancer Vs. Software Load Balancer

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Does a software load balancer also work as operative as a hardware load balancer? Decide which performs the best in this hardware load balancer vs. software load balancer.

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Diffrence BW Hardware Load Balancer Vs. Software Load Balancer

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The following are the essential features that distinguish a hardware load balancer from a software load balancer:

Hardware load balancer Software load balancer 

• It relies on firmware to supply the program that operates the load balancer. 

• Special management provisions are provided to update the firmware version along with bugs and patches fixes. 

• These are sensitive to the Operating System versions. 

• Advanced testing should be deployed to avoid any load balancer disruptions that are caused by changing OS version.

 

 

 

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