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Active-Active vs. Active-Passive - High Availability & Load Balancing

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 05:05 PM

In today’s video, we’ll explain the difference between Active-Active vs. Active-Passive high availability (HA) clusters and achieving load balancing:

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Load Balancing

Providing Network Services From An Internal Network While Prohibiting Inbound Connections

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 06, 2016 @ 05:36 AM

Overview

Some organizations that deal with exceptionally sensitive information need to employ very stringent access restrictions to their internal networks. While a DMZ consisting of firewalls and reverse proxies can, in most cases, meet such requirements, providing network services from the internal network to external clients while also prohibiting inbound connections can be quite challenging. This little reverse proxy enhancement can simplify things.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Reverse Proxy, DMZ Streaming

The Impact of System Downtime - 5 Consequences | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Overview

The cost and impact of system downtime is rapidly rising. This is primarily due to businesses' increasing dependence on data and technology. In the past, if a server went down, people simply reverted to manual methods. Or, because transactions weren't as fast and voluminous back then, they simply waited until the service would go back up again. Could you imagine dealing with network downtime now? Many large enterprises can't. Here are 5 reasons explaining the impact of system downtime.

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.3 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jul 14, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

JSCAPE Is pleased to announce the latest release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway (3.3).  This release is a minor update and incorporates the following changes.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Comparing Load Balancing Algorithms

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 28, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Overview

So your load balancer supports multiple load balancing algorithms but you don't know which one to pick? You will in a minute. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Load Balancing

Active-Active vs. Active-Passive High-Availability Clustering

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Overview

The two most commonly used high availability (HA) clustering configurations are active-active and active-passive. What's the difference between the two? This article gives a straightforward explanation.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Failover, Load Balancing

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.2 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Jan 22, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.2.  This release is a minor version update and includes the following features:

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.1 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Sep 04, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.1.  This release adds reverse proxy and load balancing support for UDP based services.  MFT Gateway now supports virtually any TCP or UDP protocol, including but not limited to FTP/S, SFTP/SSH, POP3, IMAP and HTTP/S.

"The added support for UDP greatly expands the potential use cases for MFT Gateway while also providing high availability for AFTP (Accelerated File Transfer Protocol) services in our MFT Server product." stated Van Glass, Product Manager for JSCAPE.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Setting Up a NAS Shared Storage for Your File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Overview

JSCAPE MFT Servers can provide high availability file transfer services if you deploy two or more servers and set them up for clustering on JSCAPE MFT Gateway. But to achieve best results, your servers should be connected to a shared storage system. In this post, we'll talk about the advantages of using shared storage and how to set one up using FreeNAS.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Failover, Load Balancing

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0.  This release is a major upgrade from previous versions adding several improvements to the clustering module, support for additional protocols, caching of HTTP/S content, and the ability to reverse proxy services without opening any inbound ports to your internal networks.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Reverse Proxy, Load Balancing