Oracle Traffic Director (OTD) is an on-board, highly available Application Delivery Controller (ADC) to optimize application-to-application communication within Oracle’s engineered systems such as Exalogic (Linux, Solaris), SPARC SuperCluster, WebLogic for Oracle Database Appliance etc. and offers the following key benefits:
High throughput, low latency HTTP(s), WebSocket, and TCP software load balancer.
Rule-based request routing and reverse proxy server. Request rate limiting, throttling and QoS tuning.
Flexible and fine-grained monitoring and High availability through standard based VRRP protocol.
High performance SSL/TLS transactions including offloading SSL, caching HTTP responses from origin server(s) and compression.
Built-in WebLogic optimizations such as cluster discovery, and connection persistence synchronization.
Mod Security based Web Application Firewall to protect back-end applications from malicious attacks like CSRF, SQL Injection and so on.
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