Companies depend on databases for current and precise information. Without these warehouses of information, the daily transactions and summary reports needed to make essential strategic decisions become difficult to perform.
Databases are the backbone behind every significant networked application. E-mail systems, financial reports and applications, sales reports, and customer records all utilize databases to keep track off and organize information. Internet applications heavily count on databases to store content for Web sites, to warehouse catalogs, or even to store information about their customers or their purchases.
The database market is a multi-billion dollar industry full of merchants that center their products on providing customers with quick, dependable and rotund databases. Yet, these new and expensive databases may not solve your company's storage problems. Selecting and integrating a database is a major decision for any business. Due to the management needed to sustain the database and the continuous capacity growth, costs associated with databases quickly add up. As a result, businesses are looking into additional options to aid in these areas instead of investing in the new, popular databases. By integrating new technology in with existing databases, businesses yield substantial cost savings.
The goal of F5's BIG-IP LTM and GTM devices is to improve the efficiency, marketability, management and data distribution of your existing database applications. Scaling databases entails complicated application traffic supervision. By utilizing Virtual IP's and Pools, F5's BIG-IP product can balance and direct database traffic on the system in several different directions. In addition, Extended Content Verification (ECV) enables the BIG-IP device to perform sophisticated health assessments that can ignite database connections to detail precise database health. And the 3-DNS global area traffic/application management solution globally connects data centers and load balances traffic. The 3-DNS device integrates F5 Networks notorious traffic management and content confirmation, enabling companies to scale globally.
When choosing a data distribution system, the BIG-IP device presents the greatest selection on the market. The main techniques comprise of diversifying databases to offer non-protected and protected data, diversifying to offer a varying quality of service ranks, and diversifying based on transaction privileges. All processes involve intelligent traffic routing, which is the primary force of F5's BIG-IP. The BIG-IP regulates database health and directs suitable traffic based on measurements outlined by the user. The latest version of F5's BIG-IP can perform customer verification and grant permission to databases to discard unauthorized attempts. F5 devices are created to provide accessibility and management. The BIG-IP and 3-DNS products are notorious for implementing well with most software. F5 products offer inclusive traffic management and a high accessibility fail-over system for both local and globally dispersed database applications.