Rackspace cloud load balancers in beta

Nigel Duke 25 February 2011 1




Rackspace have announced the beta availability of Rackspace cloud load balancers for their US cloud offerings.

Charges are based upon hourly usage ($0.015 per hour per load balancer instance) plus number of concurrent connections ($0.015 per hour per 100 concurrent connections) plus bandwidth ($0.18 per GB outbound and $0.08 per GB inbound).

Incorporating feedback and requests from a private beta test, the following features have been included:

  • Static IP addresses
  • Support for multiple protocols
  • Advanced algorithms
  • Built-in high availability
  • Health checks
  • Advanced access control
  • Session persistence
  • REST-based API
  • Connection logging
  • Connection throttling




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