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Server load balancer which can track the application sessions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016257D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-02
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Described is the server load balancer (SLB) capable of tracking the Web applications. By the nature of the HTTP protocol, which is utilized between the client and the Web servers, a Web application consists of some series of TCP connections.(Fig.1) TCP connection Page #1 Page #2 Page #3 Page #4