Umbraco Load Balancing

This section covers creating configuring your Umbraco environment to work in a load balanced environment.  A load balanced environment will give your Umbraco website more resilience, enable;e you to adopt a no downtime deployment process and help share your servers resources so your web pages will load faster.  Load balancing isn’t the right option for every website, but, for enterprise level organizations who care about brand and reputation, it is something I would recommend reading, How To Configure Umbraco To Work In A Load Balanced Environment .

How To Change The Umbraco Backend Url

In my last post, How To Configure Umbraco To Work In A Load Balanced Environment I discussed in detail about the issues configuring Umbraco in a load balanced environment. One part of this configuration is that the Umbraco backend must only be available from a single node. If the backend is available from all nodes […]

Setting Up Umbraco To Always Use WWW Links

Over the years, I've been asked frequently by clients, "what is the difference between www vs non-www in terms of Umbraco site URLs?" Most people get confused about which one is 'better' and what strategy they should pick for Umbraco and SEO. In today's post, I'm going to give a brief overview of the issue […]

How To Configure Umbraco To Work In A Load Balanced Environment

One of Umbraco's strong points is its power to be used in a variety of hardware configurations with minimal set-up. If you have a lot of traffic to your website, or you get a sudden spike in traffic, then you need to consider how your website is going to scale. Out of the box, Umbraco […]

Umbraco Caching Explained For Beginners - What Is the Umbraco.config?

Recently, I encountered an issue with an Umbraco site I've been managing. When one of the content editors published a blog article, it would appear on one node of the load balancer and not the other. Sometimes people would get a 404 when they tried to browse the Url's and sometimes it would load Ok. […]