Return two locations or low TTL [was: DNS caches that support partitioning ?]
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Mon Aug 20 07:25:52 CDT 2012
Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net> wrote:
> On Aug 19, 2012, at 17:37 , Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
> > Which is why the DNS supports multiple address records. Clients
> > don't have to wait a minutes to fallover to a second address. One
> > doesn't have to point all the addresses returned to the closest
> > data center. One can get sub-second fail over in clients as HE
> > code shows.
> I'm afraid I am not familiar with "HE code", so perhaps I am being silly
Mark is referring to "happy eyeballs":
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