Alternatives to GSLB ?

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Tue Apr 5 21:54:43 UTC 2011

On Apr 5, 2011, at 4:12 PM, George Herbert wrote:

> I've seen that with clients.  It seems like there's a promised anycast
> land, out where Akamai is (where you really do have "local" nearly
> everywhere globally, so even strange routing foo doesn't mismatch the
> path too badly).

No Akamai traffic is directed via anycast.

Some of the name server IP addresses are anycasted, but that is for redundancy / capacity / name resolution performance, not to direct end users to web servers.


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