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Re: [dnsop] DNS Anycast revisited (fwd)
On May 3, 2005, at 10:28 PM, Nicholas Suan wrote:
I'm not a mind reader either, but I read English. (Well, I try sometimes. :) Paul said:In the previous paragraph Vixie said:while i'm on the subject, i also remain convinced that using anycast to doIn other words this is a bad idea:
i also remain convinced that using anycast to do distributed load balancing for applications like WWW, ... is silly, and will more often do harm or do nothing than do good. (and i've told akamai and speedera this many times.)
The fact your digs returned different IPs for the same hostname has _nothing_ to do with anycast.
Whether (or not) UltraDNS doing this (or not) is good (or not) seems, to me at least, to be apples & oranges.