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Re: Alternatives to GSLB ?
From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick () ianai net>
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 17:54:43 -0400
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.