Re: Possibly moving Debian services to a CDN
On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 09:53:35AM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Simon Paillard said:
> > On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 11:07:05PM +0200, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> > > On Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 21:01:08 +0200, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 07:54:04PM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > > > > This one time, at band camp, Simon Paillard said:
> > [..]
> > > > * Our (firstname.lastname@example.org) is to have http.d.n made official so that we can have an
> > > > instance like on each continent, then use GeoDNS, like security.d.o mirrors, to
> > > > achieve 2 goals: avoid SPOF, be closer to users.
> > >
> > > in long term, i would like to get rid of our GeoDNS setup.
> > I guess you have a rationale for this ?
> > Which issues do you have with GeoDNS ?
> The major design problem is that it points you to a mirror that is close
> to your DNS server, rather than a mirror that is close to you.
In our idea, it would just points to a close http.d.n redirector, not to a
The point you raises applies to a solution like cdn.debian.net.