Video: Tend Your Web Farm with IIS Application Request Routing

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Scaling your website to new heights sometimes requires making multiple web servers work together to share load.  In this video excerpt from Steve Evans' new course Web Farms for Developers you'll see how to setup and configure IIS Application Request Routing to act as a load balancer across multiple web servers including how to establish routing rules for when a server goes down.  In the full course Steve covers other web farm topics such as NLB, web server deployment, and managing session state.


Steve Evans has worked in the IT field for over 12 years, specializing in Microsoft technologies. He has consulted for small businesses on their IT infrastructure needs as well as worked for larger companies as a Systems Engineer. Steve has been a recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the past 3 years, and is a Technical Speaker at various industry events.

You can watch the full HD version of this video along with the other 47 min of video found in this professional course by subscribing to Pluralsight. Visit Web Farms for Developers to view the full course outline. Pluralsight subscribers also benefit from cool features like mobile appsfull library searchprogress trackingexercise files,assessments, and offline viewing. Happy learning!

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Paul Ballard

Paul Ballard is a Chief Architect specializing in large scale distributed system development and enterprise software processes. Paul has more than twenty years of development experience including being a former Microsoft MVP, a speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed and VSLive, and a published author. Prior to working on the Windows platform, he built software using a vast array of technologies including Java, Unix, C, and even OS/2.