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The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for managing and balancing the load of each of the servers in the network. In one aspect, the invention relates to an apparatus for managing server load in a networked system of servers. The apparatus includes a dynamic store storing run-time information associated with a plurality of servers in a server farm. The apparatus also includes an event bus. The apparatus also includes a load management subsystem in communication with the dynamic store via the event bus. The load management subsystem receives a request from the event bus to identify a server and transmits a message to the event bus that includes an address of an identified server based on information from the dynamic store.

Title
Method and apparatus for managing server load
Application Number
9/566898
Publication Number
6922724 (B1)
Application Date
May 8, 2000
Publication Date
July 26, 2005
Inventor
Bradley Jay Pedersen
Parkland
FL, US
Daniel Alec Gulkis
Pembroke Pines
FL, US
Thomas D Freeman
South Jordan
UT, US
Agent
John D Lanza
Lahive & Cockfield
Assignee
Citrix Systems
FL, US
IPC
G06F 015/16
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