Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 6

Load Balancing Overview Distributes client requests across multiple servers to optimize resource utilization Prevents bottlenecks Configuration: Define a virtual server that proxies multiple servers in a server farm Balance the load Provides traffic management from Layer 4 (TCP and UDP) through Layer 7 (FTP, HTTP, and HTTPS) Load balancing algorithms are used to determine how to … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 6

Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 4

Citrix NetScaler Editions Feature licence required on all editions Standard Edition SME comprehensive L4-L7 traffic management Web application availability Enterprise Edition Advanced  L4-L7 traffic management Web Application acceleration Increases Web application performance, availability and reduced costs Platinum Edition Reduces data center costs Accelerates application performance End to end visibility of application performance Advanced application security Administration options: … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 4

Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 3

Understanding the NetScaler An Application L4-L7 Switch. Used for Web Applications. Functions as a TCP Proxy Features: Switching Features for optimal distribution of client requests Security and protection Features protects web applications from application-layer attacks Server-farm Optimization Features speeds up applications by offloading resource-intensive operations from the server Placement Request Switching Netscaler is deployed infront of a … Continue reading Citrix Netscaler 10 Summary Notes – Getting Started – Day 3