Composition of IIJ GIO US Service Server Structure

Recently, web application services have enhanced and become more complex, resulting in volumes of data increasing at a rapid rate. With the rise of secruity threats, which includes unauthorized access and hacking, the workload to maintain and operate servers have also expanded. With IIJ GIO US Service, customer can integrate several servers in one system.   The system structure minimizes the workload and risks.  The chart below indicates how server structure affects key indicators of a system.

Availability Flexibility Efficiency Security Redundancy
Single Server 1 1 1 1 1
Redundant Server 1 2 2 1 2
Load Balancing 3 4 5 2 3
Secure Load Balancing 5 5 4 5 5
1 = very low, 2 = low, 3 = average, 4 = high, 5 = very high

Single Server

Single Server

Redundant Server

Redundant Server

Load Balancing (Example)

By spreading the workload between two or more servers, users will be able to optimize resource utilization and minimize the response time. For servers that absorb a large number of access hits, a load balancer will lessen the network load and protect the server from facing downtime issues.

Load Balancing (Example)

Secure Load Balancing (Example)

Security can be upgraded to a higher level by configuring the managed firewall service to the load balancer composition above.

Secure Load Balancing (Example)

IIJ GIO US Service can be utilized for customers that would like to separate the operations between a web server and database server, or constitute several servers under the same network.

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