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1. (WO2018089339) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AFFINITY LOAD BALANCING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/089339    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/060323
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04L 29/08
Applicants: TRILLIANT NETWORKS, INC.
Inventors: SARRAZIN-BOUCHER, Charles
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AFFINITY LOAD BALANCING
Abstract:
A computer implemented method and apparatus for affinity load balancing. The method comprises receiving a task request on a first server of a plurality of server, wherein a task associated with the task request is to be performed on a first device of a plurality of devices; extracting a task type and a device identifier from the task request; determining whether a second server of the plurality of server has acquired an affinity for the task type; and acquiring the affinity for the task type when it is determined the second server of the plurality of servers has not acquired an affinity for the task type.