Hardware Load Balancing Device

A hardware load-balancing device (HLD), also known as a layer 4-7 router, is a physical unit that directs computers to individual servers in a network, based on factors such as server processor utilization, the number of connections to a server, or the overall server performance. 1)Rouse, Margaret. “What Is Hardware Load-balancing Device (HLD)? – Definition from WhatIs.com.” WhatIs.com. TechTarget, 1 Apr. 2007. Web. 16 Oct. 2015. <http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/definition/hardware-load-balancing-device>.

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