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Re: app6 up

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, Matt Domsch wrote:

> 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.

Perception is king here, we'll want to keep an eye on these things.. As we
learned with the mirror reporting script (which, IIRC, still isn't fixed
but I'm positive there is one)


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