Ecosystem

Best Practices for Load Balancing Docker Containers

Containers are rapidly becoming the go-to software tool for application developers, and Docker is one of the most-loved container platforms according to the latest Stack Overflow developer survey. Docker simplifies software development so that developers can build applications that are lightweight, easily scalable and can run on any infrastructure. But when it comes to management and orchestration, the platform needs to be augmented with modern load balancing to ensure that business-critical applications are always up, fast and secure.

Optimizing Application Delivery for Red Hat

In this blog we look at Red Hat, one of the market’s innovative enterprise Linux OS providers, and how Snapt’s standalone ADC solution, Snapt Aria, meets the needs of Red Hat deployments.   

How to Choose the Right ADC for Kubernetes

If you’re running your business applications in containers and managing those with Kubernetes, you’re probably aware of the limitations of traditional Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) in this environment. Traditional ADCs simply do not have the scalability and agility needed for cloud native deployments. Whether you’re already up and running in containers or just getting started, this blog will tell you all you need to know for choosing the right ADC for Kubernetes.

How Intelligent Load Balancing Avoids Common RDP Pitfalls

Today’s workforce is increasingly mobile and remote, as many of us can now work effectively outside our traditional offices thanks to broadband connectivity, advances in networking technology and more capable mobile devices. Remote working not only increases employee productivity but also makes for happier employees who don’t have to contend with the stresses of commuting and can more easily balance work and life commitments. Companies that offer remote working are also more attractive to talented job seekers. But businesses need to be smart about how they support remote access to internal servers in order to minimize costs, prevent network downtime and provide secure connections.

3 Ways to Optimize Microsoft IIS with an Application Delivery Controller

Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) is one of the world’s most popular web servers for hosting just about anything on the web. A big part of the attraction, especially for companies that employ DevOps methodologies, is that it’s compatible with all Windows services and runs in Windows environments, which makes it easier to integrate and support business-critical apps. But IIS web servers can also put excessive strain on computing resources and slow down website response times.

4 Must-Have Features for Load Balancing Microsoft Exchange

Businesses worldwide depend on Microsoft Exchange for a variety of communications applications from email services and collaboration tools to calendars. To ensure the performance of these critical business applications, Microsoft Exchange needs to be highly available to withstand outages, prevent downtime, and protect the system during maintenance and upgrades. It also often requires geographically redundant deployments for disaster recovery and the ability to fail over to backup sites if the system falters.

To achieve high availability for your Exchange deployment, load balancing is essential. But what should you look for in a load balancer? Below we’ve highlighted the top four features your load balancer needs to keep your Exchange apps up-and-running and performing optimally.

How to: Publishing an Azure Image

Microsoft Azure serves 85% of Fortune 500 Companies, more than 100 data centers worldwide, and spans 140 countries. It gives any organization a cutting edge in reaching customers all over the globe through its platform.

How to publish an AWS AMI

Snapt was designed first and foremost for the cloud, and being a software only solution, we focus our effort on ensuring that our customers can access to our product through whichever platform they utilize in their environment.

Installing Snapt on VMware: Your first install

It's extremely easy to get Snapt up and running on VMware. This guide will talk about ESXi installations, but Snapt can be run on any VMware platform.

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