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Re: app6 up



On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:07:21PM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 21:40 -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > gist is, we're actually proxypassing from the proxy servers to the app
> > servers.  The problem becomes, we need our US users to magically hit a
> > US proxy server, and then be proxypassed to a US app server; likewise we
> > need EU users to magially hit a .EU proxy server and be proxypassed
> > to a EU app server.
> > 
> > So it's not a mod_proxy_balancer problem as much as it is a DNS
> > challenge - we want different answers from DNS depending on the user's
> > location.  And that's always fun...
> 
> CentOS already does this for their mirror system.

Sure, we do too with mirrormanager.  For long-lived requests, it makes
all sorts of sense.  For very short-lived requests, where the
connection setup/teardown time dominates, less interesting.


-- 
Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux


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