I'm considering geographically loadbalancing a website (where people order stuff) in case our ISP has a big network problem for an hour. Is this within HAProxy's scope?
A bit more context:
I'm told that anycast is the natural solution, but I find little on the net (or in books) on this. (Though there's more info on geodns, which I'm told is like a "poor man's anycast.")
I thought I could use a DNS server which polls server health (only serving addresses that are up), but I'm told this is a bad idea for reasons I don't yet grasp.
Tayssir Received on 2009/01/26 16:38
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