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Re: bad idea?
On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Randy Bush wrote: > >> Given a small, globally routable netblock to be used for front-end web > >> servers, and a strong aversion for using DNS for any type of load > >> balancing, would it be reasonable to build two identical servers farms > >> with the same public IP addresses and rely on the BGP sessions with the > >> hosing providers to remove one advertisement in the event of a problem? > >> I've been looking at ways to ensure that the webservers are always > >> available, short of building a network connecting hosting facilities. > > > > Dude, saying things like that on this group is likely to get you executed. > > Building a discontigious AS isn't the answer. > > i missed the part where he said discontiguous as. please point it out to > us. 'short of building a network connecting hosting facilities' and numbering the servers with the sames addresses. Maybe I misunderstood. Its seems to me that a better way to do it would be to use some product that goes global load balancing. later- devin