Posts with tag: 'HAProxy'

Lessons Learned from Mobile World Congress 2017

Effective Mobile Advertising More Important than Ever A funny thing happened at Mobile World Congress 2017. It stopped being about handsets. Proof? The biggest buzz went to Nokia’s retro 3310. It started, instead, to be about “getting the current [advertising] ecosystem working as effectively as possible.” The advertising community has stopped holding its breath for a mobile handset to arrive or relying on network providers to introduce new breakthrough technology.

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Load Balancing Now Available with 99% Accurate Device Intelligence

HAProxy Technologies Integrates ScientiaMobile’s WURFL Mobile Device Detection RESTON, Va., Jan. 25, 2017 — HAProxy Technologies, the company behind the world’s most-widely used software load balancer and application delivery controller, has integrated ScientiaMobile’s WURFL InFuze device intelligence to provide enterprises with scalable application delivery while simultaneously driving mobile optimization and device analytics. Available on both HAProxy Community and HAProxy Enterprise Edition (HAPEE), enterprises can now process mobile web traffic by smartphones, tablets, and desktops and pass WURFL’s device intelligence to downstream applications. Benefits: Provides increased flexibility and scalability for load balancing via software on virtualized, containerized, and physical platforms. Supports integration of mobile device intelligence […]

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Use HAProxy to Load Balance by Smartphone or Tablet

HAProxy provides flexible and scalable software-based load balancing. And now with the WURFL InFuze for HAProxy module, you can quickly inject WURFL’s device intelligence into HAProxy’s load balancing logic. HAProxy Load Balancing Based on Smartphone, Tablet, or Other Device Form Factor WURFL provides a number of options for load balancing criteria within HAProxy.  We can envision load balancing by operating system, browser type, or the price of the smartphone. In our following example, we load balance based on the device’s form factor.

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HTTP and Mobile: The Missing Header

“Everything you always wanted to know  about your HTTP Clients, but were afraid to ask.” Woody Allen, in a slightly more frivolous context    I cannot count the times I heard someone wonder why on earth device manufacturers never added an HTTP header that would make it obvious that an HTTP request is coming from a mobile device. I typically had witty answers to that question. ‘The header existed. It was called UAProf. Apple killed it’. Jokes aside, the answer to that question lies in the economics of the whole thing: mobile stakeholders do not agree on who is entitled […]

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