Computers have opened up new vistas that have made it possible for many small and medium scale industries and regional applications to go global. The amount of business that can be generated is not comprehendable and the prospects are not countable.
However, with the application of the technology also comes the dedicated services that are a part of the integral complexities of the system and much needed to ensure that the show goes on and that too, uninterrupted.
The technology of load balancing is primarily applied to increase the existent capacity of a dedicated 'server farm'. This application is usually accessible beyond any single server. The technology also enables the user specific access service to remain operational and continue to function, despite the limitations such as server down time, failure of the server or a technical snag within the server maintenance.
Load balancing also involves the operations and functions of the virtual servers. The virtual servers or vservers or VIPs, implement the availability of a specific IP address and a dedicated IP port. The physical services comprise of the content within the physical server IP address and dedicated IP port.