What Is Application Load Balancer?

Application Load Balancer offers intelligent, scalable traffic management across physical, virtual, and cloud-hosted data centers without requiring the origin to send load feedback. This Cloudlet automatically detects load conditions and routes traffic to the optimal data source. Application Load Balancer also lets you set up custom routing policies and maintain session stickiness for incoming requests.

What is a Cloudlet?

A Cloudlet is a value-added application that complements Akamai’s core delivery solutions to solve specific business challenges. Cloudlets bring a site's business logic closer to the end user by placing it on the edge of the content delivery platform.