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  • SPONSOR(S):  John Mack
  • DEPT OR DIVISION: ITS Infrastructure and Operations
  • TECHNICAL LEAD:  John Godehn
  • STATUS: Cancelled
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Upon further review, this project was cancelled by the customer.  January 2022

Load balancing is the process of distributing tasks across network resources, with the aim of making their overall processing more efficient. UNC-Chapel Hill uses load balancing technology provided by F5, Inc. The University’s current F5 infrastructure has a storage resource constraint that makes patching challenging, and it is running at capacity, which limits our ability to take on new F5 projects.

This project will form a working committee to analyze the current state of the University’s F5 load balancing infrastructure and make recommendations for a path forward.