Manage scale with transparent load distribution
Easily scale your app or website to thousands of users with NodeBalancers. Automatically handle increases in load and ensure your site is highly available.
Ensure your valuable applications and services are highly available.
Point-and-Click High Availability
Boost your application’s availability. NodeBalancers are load balancers-as-a-service in the cloud, managed by Linode. They intelligently route incoming requests to backend Linodes to help your application cope with any load increase.
Perform Maintenance Without Dropping Traffic
Take backend Linodes in and out of rotation via the Cloud Manager, API, or CLI, and perform system maintenance or software updates without missing a beat.
Built-In Health Monitoring
NodeBalancers monitor how well your backend Linodes are handling traffic and will only route requests to healthy Linodes.
Distribute Any Load
Load distribution for and adaption to any workload – from a blog to a large application cluster. NodeBalancers support balancing any TCP based traffic, including SSH and MySQL.
Easy to Deploy
- Managed cloud-based load balancing service
- Route incoming traffic from user-defined ports to multiple backend Compute Instances
- Configurable active and passive health checks
- Supports TCP, HTTP, and HTTPS traffic
- SSL/TLS supported through SSL passthrough and SSL termination
- Max concurrent connections: 10,000
- Network In: 40 Gbps
- Dedicated IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
- Deploy via Custom Image & StackScript
- Provision via Cloud Manager or Linode CLI
- Programmatic management via Linode API
- Available across all regions
Free Bundled Services
- Always-on DDoS Protection
- Domain management with DNS Manager
- Network security with Cloud Firewalls
- Private Layer 2 networks with VLANs
- Monitoring via Cloud Manager, Longview
- Deployment scripts with StackScripts
Complementary Paid Services
- Create backend Compute Instances
- Backup those instances through Linode Backups
- Deploy base images for backends through Custom Images
- Load balance applications hosted through LKE
- Incident response with Managed Services
- Enterprise applications
- High traffic and e-commerce websites
- Applications that require extreme reliability and uptime
- Applications that need to dynamically scale without any downtime
- A/B testing for marketing or product development purposes
Managed load balancing service. Easy to configure. Simple pricing.
Pooled Network Transfer
Passive and Active Health Checks
Static IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
Full API Support
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