Re: Geographic loadbalancing

From: Guillaume Bourque <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:02:13 -0500


I never try there anycast service, but I have use dyndns for several year with no major issue.

Maybe it would worth to check there offering ?

Let us know if you try it ?


Tayssir John Gabbour a écrit :
> Hi,
> 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.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks!
> Tayssir

Guillaume Bourque, B.Sc.,
consultant, infrastructures technologiques
514 576-7638
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