Alternatives to GSLB ?

Jeff Blaum jblaum02 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 18:34:27 CDT 2011


Just wanted to thank everyone who replied to my question on the list and
off-list.
Cheers,

Jeff

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Paul W. Roach III <paul at isaroach.com>wrote:

> The downside of anycast for TCP services require state to be replicated in
> realtime across all app servers to prevent crappy user experience in the
> case where I switch servers mid-transaction.
>
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Jack Carrozzo <jack at crepinc.com> wrote:
>
>> Anycast works.
>>
>> [...] we are looking for ideas on
>> > how to 1) ensure clients are routed to the closest geographical server
>> 2)
>> > ensure the client hits the server(s) with the shortest path.
>> >
>>
>> No need to deal with that yourself when BGP eats that problem for
>> breakfast
>> lunch and dinner.
>>
>> -Jack Carrozzo
>>
>
>



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