How to distribute your API traffic with MuleSoft load balancers

November 27 2020

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MuleSoft provides two types of load balancers, shared load balancer, and dedicated load balancer to distribute API traffic deployed on the MuleSoft cloud workers. Shared load balancer is multi-tenant and shared with other customers. Dedicated load balancers enable you to deploy and configure one or more custom load balancers within your Anypoint Virtual Private Cloud (Anypoint VPC). The aim of load balancing is to optimize the use of API instances available, maximize throughput,

Load Balancing with Mule

Balancing the load in Mule

Load balancing across multiple server instances is one of the amazing techniques and ways for optimizing resource utilization, maximizing throughput, and reducing latency to ensure high availability of servers in an environment where some concurrent requests are in millions from users or clients and appear in a very fast and reliable manner.

A Load Balancer software, which allows users or clients to distribute heavy traffic to a single IP across many servers backend using a number of different protocols and different algorithms that help to share the heavy processing data load across many backend nodes,

Introducing MuleSoft Blueprints: Scalability and Availability

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One of our New Year resolutions is to create more content around specific subject areas. The aim of MuleSoft Blueprints is to provide a complete guide on a specific topic in a way that can be easily read and kept for reference.

To get you started we have a preview of the Load Balancing Mule for Availability and Scalability. This blueprint will introduce the necessary concepts and show how to achieve availability and scale with JMS,