Google served from non-google IPs?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Sat Mar 14 21:43:32 UTC 2015

On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 5:32 PM, ITechGeek <itg at> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at
>> wrote:
>> > I'm surprised they don't set aside a small piece of their IP space that
>> an
>> 'they' and 'their' here are confusing, which 'they' and 'their' did you
>> mean?
> In this case they being Google and their being Google's IP space (but you
> can replace Google w/ any provider using caching servers).

this has the same uncertainty problems with other folk I imagine.

> When I was using Comcast 6to4 gateway, the latency wasn't too bad (I'm a
> Comcast customer).  If the anycast is being broadcast from a regional
> datacenter and your ISP has good connectivity, the latency shouldn't be bad
> (in the QIX case above, the latency shouldn't be any worse than QIX's IPs
> unless someone started advertising the same anycast subnet w/ a lower cost).

there are a lot of ifs there... and failover is where the problems arise :(

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