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Posts from January, 2008

China, Amsterdam, San Jose and global load balancing

Mozilla’s current GSLB (global server load balancing[1]) solution (Citrix Netscalers) is a mix of active proximity probes and static map assignments. The algorithm first checks to see if there’s a match in the static maps and then falls back to proximity metrics. If that’s missing, it’ll round-robin through all the GSLB sites (effectively three –… Read more

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Categories: load balancing, Mozilla, Networking