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Re: Slashdot: Providers Ignoring DNS TTL?
On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 14:00:00 EDT, Dean Anderson said: > On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 [email protected] wrote: > > Where do you see any connection between anycast and ignoring DNS TTL? > The data he showed isn't necessarilly "ignoring ttl". If there are > multiple anycasted caching servers behind a specific IP address, then > those several cache's will each have a different state. Since, [as I > explained, and was supposed by the poster], there is "some kind of load > balancing going on", and also since implementors of anycast caches have > posted questions and explained their purposes [which could be seen as > "load balancing"], this is a likely explanation. It may not be the only > explanation: e.g. they could be restarting their nameservers every thirty > seconds. But "anycast loadbalancing" of a caching server is probably the > most likely. All fine and good. But nowhere in your long paragraph do you actually address Steinar's question, which is "What does this rant have to do with *ignoring* *DNS* *TTL*?"