Web Farms are created to make Web applications highly available and stable. Web applications needed for business must be accessible and easy to use for customers, and this will spell success for an online business. Experienced in Web Farming technologies and e-Business architecture for Mary Kay cosmetics, author Barry Bloom will lead you through balancing your system by scaling up and/or scaling out with Network Load Balancing or Hardware Load Balancing. Barry will also teach you the insides of Web Farm management with Microsoft Application Center 2000, database design, SQL Server 2000 clustering, Windows 2000 Server clustering, best practices for using IIS in your Web Farm, as well as security tips that will help keep out would-be attackers from your site. As you build or reshape your Web Farms, let our experienced and authoritative author help you design, build, monitor, and secure your environment with .NET Server tools and current Web Farm practices for maximum availability and performance.