Tag: Layer 4

Layer 4 vs. Layer 7 Load Balancing: What's the Difference and Which One Do I Need?

Load balancing for web applications is essential to deliver a good application experience Load balancing algorithms operate using techniques that map to the conceptual layers of a network stack. Most load balancer functions can be mapped to activities at Layers 4 & 7 of the OSI stack. This blog outlines of comparison of each type.

February 23, 2023