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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.

Its worth noting that perhaps its time to look at alternative proxy
frontend.  Last time I looked there were either good balancers, or good
cachers, but not the both.  But its quite possible we've outgrown our
simple apache setup.


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