Managed Load Balancer

Quickly build resilience and increase the capabilities of your application by employing load balancing. With an easy setup and flexible configuration, you could be running stronger than ever in minutes!

Simple, secure, resilient

Availability simplified

Simple setup

The intuitive Control Panel helps you get set up quick and easy or use our fully-featured API for both HTTP(S) and TCP applications.

Resilient by design

Load Balancer is built on our true and trusted infrastructure. Service critical applications can improve resilience with the two-node Production plan.

SSL for security

Generate SSL certificates dynamically or bring your own to easily enable HTTPS connectivity for secure communication.

Effortless excellence

Built for ease of use

Effortless delivery

Create a fixed point of entry to your application and never worry about updating DNS records again.

Flexible configuration

Configure front and backends exactly as you want. Keep your services and resources organised and private using our unlimited SDN Private Networks.

Network Transfer Pool enabled

Load Balancer benefits from our Network Transfer Pool allowing you to forget about data transfer costs and focus on developing your applications.

Quick to integrate

Plug-and-play with any existing SDN Private Network or easily set up new. Load Balancer fits great in front of any application or service.

Simple SSL

Hosting multiple secure domains couldn’t be simpler. Built-in certificate management lets you easily import existing SSL certificates which can then be assigned to the right frontend as needed.

Easy management

Be always on top of the load on your services and resource usage with the included health and connections monitoring.

Ideal solutions

Perfect for many use cases

Load balancing websites

The most common use case for Load Balancers is exactly what the name implies, distributing the incoming connections between 2 or more backend application servers. Using the customisable load balancing methods from roundrobin to least connection, you can make sure your application servers share the workload appropriately.

Building resilience

While common solutions of load balancing allow developers to build resilience in the backend, the load balancer itself can often become a single point of failure. Not so with UpCloud’s Load Balancer! Not only does the Load Balancer benefit from our N+1 redundancy, but it also allows running two concurrent Load Balancer nodes for the ultimate resilient cloud infrastructure!

Securing services

Load Balancer enables easy SSL usage via built-in certificate bundle management. Just drop in your SSL certificates and enable HTTPS connectivity. Furthermore, the frontend configuration rules allow fine-grain control of incoming requests akin to a firewall. And behind the Load Balancer, all traffic is secured using our SDN Private Networks.

Simply balanced pricing

Choose your plan

Load Balancer offers two plans to support developers and large businesses alike.

Start to build your application or just test out the service with an affordable Development plan. Then when you are ready to go live, simply scale up to Production for high availability!

Development plan

$10

per month

  • 1 Standard node
  • 1000 sessions

Production plan

$30

per month

  • 2 High-availability nodes
  • 50000 sessions per node

Frequently asked questions

Got questions or looking for more information? Check the fequently asked questions here or head over to our documentation pages for more.

Resources

Guides and documentation

Managed Load Balancer

UpCloud’s Managed Load Balancer allows users to create a fixed point of entry for services and applications that is able to distribute incoming connections according to a number of selectable balancing algorithms. Using the Managed Load Balancer enables users to build resilience and increase the scalability of web applications with an easy setup and flexible […]

Load balancing

How to get started with Managed Load Balancer

Sharing work between multiple members of a group is a true and tested method for improving efficiency. However, rarely is it this quick and easy to accomplish by simply configuring Load Balancer! Managed Load Balancer empowers you to effortlessly build resilience and increase application throughput with simple yet flexible configuration. In this tutorial, we’ll introduce […]

Load balancing

How to add SSL Certificates to Load Balancers

Besides creating and managing Load Balancers, you also have the option to set up certificate management by creating SSL certificates bundles. The certificate bundles can then be easily applied to your Load Balancer frontends to enable HTTPS. In the Certificates section under the Load Balancer menu, click the Add certificates bundle button to get started. […]

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