The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

load sharing

The division of a task among several components without any attempt to equalize each component’s share of the load. When several components are load sharing, it is possible for some of the shared components to be operating at full capacity and limiting performance, while others components are under utilized.