Load Balancing in Umbraco

Target Audience

Umbraco Developers & Operations Engineers


You will need experience of developing ASP.NET MVC applications with Umbraco and have a general understand of load balancing concepts. You will need to know how to use Visual Studio and a familiarity with the Azure portal would be beneficial.


By the end of this course, you will have a good understanding of how to load balance Umbraco and the strategies you need to have in place when developing a codebase that needs to be able to scale across multiple servers. You will also be confident that you can deploy an Umbraco based application to the Azure Cloud and that it will be correctly configured and stable.

Topics Covered

We have divided the learning into two parts: 

Part 1:

  • Configuration for load balancing Umbraco
  • Non-synchronised and synchronised configurations
  • How to develop and test a load balanced Umbraco application locally
  • How to use SQL Server Session State
  • How to develop code for cache events
  • How to control and configure different Umbraco server roles

Part 2:

  • Umbraco configuration for Azure Web Apps
  • How to use Azure Redis for Session State
  • How to use WebDeploy to deploy Umbraco to Azure Web Apps
  • Using Azure Storage Blobs for Media
  • Using Application Insights with Umbraco

The Umbraco Load Balancing course is a classroom-based course. After completing the course and the test, you will be rewarded 50 certification points.  Have a look at our training schedule to see when there's a course near you: 


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