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Reverse Proxy load balanacer

Srivastava Praveen

Joined: Aug 14, 2007
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Is Reverse Proxy load balancer example of Hardware load balancer ?
Burk Hufnagel
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Joined: Oct 01, 2001
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Based on the wikipedia entry, I'd say so.

"A reverse proxy is a proxy server that is installed within the neighborhood of one or more servers. Typically, reverse proxies are utilized in front of webservers. All connections coming from the Internet addressed to one of the webservers are routed through the proxy server, which may either deal with the request itself or pass the request wholly or partially to the main webservers."

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