High availability UK load balancing services

Cloud Load Balancer

As your website or application grows you'll want distribute the incoming traffic, to give your website the best performance possible. We offer a range of preconfigured load balancing and proxy builds to help facilitate your website's growth.

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Load Balancing Applications

We offer a range of different load balancing applications to suit as many use cases as possible, with support for ISO Layer 4 or Layer 7 balancing or web application accelerators (reverse proxy). As well as standard load balancing we also support ProxySQL for MySQL servers.

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NGINX Reverse Proxy

Take advantage of the versatile NGINX reverse proxy for a range of different situations including Load Balancing, Web Acceleration and Security. As one of the best-in-class load-balancing solutions, it is utilised by countless high-traffic websites.

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With support for both Layer 4 and Layer 7 load balancing, HAProxy is a very fast and reliable solution offering high availability and load balancing. It supports TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests over multiple servers.

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Apache Load Balancer

Apache is more commonly known as a web server but it can also be used as a load balancer. Less used than some of the alternatives, it does still have a following within the Apache community with support for MultiProcessing Modules (MPMs).

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Varnish is less of a load balancer and more of a caching service. It is used primarily as a way to increase the speed of your web site while at the same time reducing the load on the web server by keeping a cache of the most requested content.

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LiteSpeed Web ADC

A commercial load balancing application designed to provide a best of all worlds style approach including full support for load balancing, performance improvements and security. It also supports cutting edge technologies as standard.

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Designed primarily for MySQL / MariaDB as a high-performance proxy, this load balancer is designed to provide end-to-end MySQL connection handling, real-time statics and traffic inspection. It can automatically detect failures and re-route traffic.

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Flexibility of UKHost4u Scalable Cloud User Interface for Developers

Pay As You Use - Pricing

Only pay for your real consumption, not a limit you will never reach. With UKHost4u's Cloud Solutions you pay based on the Cloudlets you use hourly.

Active Cloudlets:

Instant dynamic scaling resource for your application, you only pay for what you use.

You can limit your scale using the topology wizard and set the maximum allowed per server.

Active CloudletsCost per Active Cloudlets
Per HourPer MonthDiscount
1 - 7£0.0037£2.710%
8 - 15£0.0033£19.4810%
16 - 29£0.0030£32.4720%

Reserved Cloudlets:

These cloudlets are reserved for your personal usage (using the topology wizard).

You pay a small price to reserve them but at a lower rate to active cloudlets.

Reserved CloudletsCost per Reserved Cloudlet
Per HourPer MonthDiscount
1 - 7£0.0030£2.1620%
8 - 15£0.0026£15.1530%
16 -29£0.0022£24.3540%

Disk options

Disk space is charged hourly per GB of disk space used in your environment.

Disk UsedPrice per GB / HourPrice per GB / Month
5GB Upwards£0.0002£0.146

Traffic Usage Options

Traffic usage is charged hourly. The discount level is based on the amount of external traffic used per environment in the previous month. Internal traffic is absolutely free!

External traffic last monthFree / hourPrice per GB
1GB - ∞2GB£0.03

UKHost4u SSL

This is a protocol which establishes a secure connection between your client and your UKHost4u environment. The charge is taken hourly.

NamePrice / HourPrice / Month

External IP

This is an external IP address which is directly accessible from outside of the cluster. The charge is taken hourly.

OptionsPrice Item / HourModel Item / Month
Public IP-Enable Container£0.0028£2.002

Affordable Cloud Pricing

Pay only for the resources you actually use, and not a limit you’ll never reach.

Pay-per-Use Pricing Model

Full pricing is clearly displayed on the topology wizard allowing you to keep full control of your budget.

Why choose UKHost4u's Scalable Cloud Solution?

Our optimised configuration process saves your team time when deploying applications, both for development and production environments.

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Efficient distribution of network and application traffic

We have developed our cloud platform to support advanced balancing of load, while at the same time providing a preconfigured template for one click deployement.

High Scalability

  • Support for single or redundant load balancers
  • Auto configuration with Application nodes by default
  • Load Balancer automatically updated when adding and removing nodes
  • Support for Traffic Distribution for A/B testing
  • Support for public to private network translation

Flexible Management

  • Intuitive web-based UI for self-management and overview
  • Advanced configurations through SSH and CLI automatic deployment
  • Comprehensive file manager, stats, logs and load alerts in the platform
  • Configurable links, environment variables and volumes
  • Team Collaboration and access control settings
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Easy Deployment

  • Add a load balancer as your business grows
  • Advanced and professionally designed per configured setups
  • Ability to deploy with zero system admin skills
  • Zero downtime re-deployment and automated updates with no downtime