Felix Schueren <felix.schueren at hosteurope.de> wrote: > > actually, I feel that DNS-based "load balancing" or "load distribution" > when relying on RRset randomization is the poorest choice you can make - > you have no control at all over distribution of the traffic, which means > that a single system must be able to take the full load anyway, This is not actually a problem in the real world. > plus you end up with downtime of at least RRset TTL, Not if you have a non-DNS recovery mechanism. Tony. -- f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/ Fisher, German Bight: Southerly 5 to 7 in east at first, otherwise westerly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in Fisher. Rain then showers. Moderate or poor, becoming good.