Content Delivery Networks
rjoffe at centergate.com
Fri Aug 10 16:17:28 UTC 2007
On Aug 10, 2007, at 9:13 AM, Max Inux wrote:
> Working for a content delivery network I can tell you that there
> are many nameservers ignoring TTL that affect many users (AOL
> being the largest american one). Coincidentally AOL users aren't
> nearly so affected by that as they are that their data goes to
> Virginia to enter the internet negating close-to-end-user
> acceleration benefits.
> Additionally there are several networks off of Singtel (Singapore/
> Southern asia/oceania), Many in Australia (Likely due to Squid
> caches to prevent egress), and in Europe (Mostly France) that I
> have specifically ran into that had this disregard for TTL impact
> them. In short, they are out there, and they will bite you from
> time to time if your network is widely enough used.
Specifics? Off list is fine.
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