OT: Load Balancing & redundancy using Multiple A records

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Fri Nov 23 12:38:37 GMT 2007

On Nov 23, 2007 12:13 PM, Steve Freegard <steve.freegard at fsl.com> wrote:
> It works, but don't expect it to load balance well.  For that you really
> do need a proper load-balancer that can examine metrics of each of the
> back-end systems and direct connections to them accordingly.

I use this method both on the public (many-to-few) and the private
side (few-to-few) of the network and it works real well. Over a months
worth of traffic I see a difference of only 1-2%.


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