John Wagnon and Jason Rahm kick off a new Whiteboard Wednesday series on load balancing algorithms with a discussion on round robin, ratio, least connections, and how persistence impacts the connection pooling.

Video Timeline:

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 2:31 - Round Robin Algorithm
  • 4:20 - Ratio Algorithm
  • 6:30 - Least Connections Algorithm
  • 8:12 - Persistence
  • 9:54 - Conclusion

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