DNS Based Load Balancers

Matt Ghali matt at snark.net
Sun Jul 2 02:42:30 UTC 2006


On Sat, 1 Jul 2006, Paul Vixie wrote:

>> I'm soliciting recommendations for DNS based load balancers.
>
> my recommendation is: "don't do it."  for background, see:
>
> http://www.ops.ietf.org/lists/namedroppers/namedroppers.2002/msg02168.html
> http://www.cctec.com/maillists/nanog/current/msg03572.html
> http://www.cctec.com/maillists/nanog/current/msg00671.html
> -- 
> Paul Vixie

Having implemented F5's 3DNS product for a large entertainment 
company, I'd like to wholeheartedly agree with Paul.

Please, for the love of god, don't do it.

matto

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