Netscape MAE colocation?
freedman at netaxs.com
Wed Jan 15 15:19:07 UTC 1997
BTW: I did not mean to imply that the machines were directly connected to the
FDDI/ethernet switched fabric. I really wasn't looking at their backs;
I tend to get somewhat distraced by lots of Criscos when at major XPs.
> Stephen Balbach wrote:
> > And Netscape has some mighty big SGI's promintently displayed as
> > you walk in.
> Netscape's web servers? Interesting, does Netscape now host their
> gigahit-per-day web servers outside the West Coast (in-house or
> at ISI.NET?) I was wondering if Netscape now "redirects" web browsers
> to their "nearest" server? This would be cool if it would set a precedent;
> hopefully they and other high-volume providers would set up mirrors
> *outside* the US so that folks wouldn't spend their bandwidth pulling their
> (uncacheable) pages in.
> If Netscape is indeed doing this, do HTTP traffic analysis and the business
> case show that selecting different locations for web servers is
> "worth it"?
> miguel a.l. paraz <map at iphil.net> | pgp key id: 0x43F0D011
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