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What is Load balancing? A short definition - NewMetrics

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Load balancing is the process of distributing workloads and network traffic across multiple resources to optimize performance and prevent overloading any single resource.

It ensures that each resource is utilized effectively, improving availability, responsiveness, and scalability. Load balancing techniques include round-robin, least connections, and IP hash, among others.

By distributing workloads across multiple resources, load balancing ensures that each resource is utilized effectively, improving overall performance and availability

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