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Problems with CNAME In GeoDNS Setup

I'm trying to setup something similar to a CDN (Content Delivery Network) setup. What I want to do is use DNS records that return an A record based on where the user is geographically located. I was ...
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DNS, multiple nameservers and geolocation?

Currently, when a DNS client makes a request for a DNS record (say, www.example.com., it needs to traverse the DNS tree. It asks the root servers for the location of com., which it then asks for the ...
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Bind DNS server with GeoIP City, database not available

Im working on Bind with GeoIP for a few days and installed them properly, However I have some problems about loading maxmind's GeoIP databases. The database is free version therefore I changed its ...
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Distributed webservice, geolocalized access

I wish I could deploy a very low network latency webservice (running Linux). I was thinking about distributing some instances amongst several dedicated servers (eventually VMs, but not the preferred ...
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How much does the geographical location of DNS servers matter?

We have started to run our own DNS servers located in Asia since that's where our main audience is. However, it seems that some users in the US are having difficulties accessing our website sometimes. ...
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If I build a DNS server in three different locations in the world

Does the users will connect automatically to the closer dns server or I need to set something in my records?! Thanks everyone for the help
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Advantage of having a secondary DNS next to client's country?

We are considering moving one of our two DNS our clients use to the country where 90% of them live (the other will stay in the US). Do you think they'll notice an advantage of site loading ...
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Google DNS Geolocation Issue

I work on a ISP in Africa. Our customers were being redirected to Google cache in South Africa. Apparently with no reason, they start being redirected to Google US, which for us has higher latencies ...
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DNS setup for website on geo redundant servers

Let's say: I have a website written in English and shown on www.example.com. The website is on a US server now (based on cPanel/WHM) at the IP address 192.0.2.0. I can manage the DNS of example.com ...
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How does Google do DNS Geo Location request routing?

I'm wondering who is doing DNS geo location for google.com? By request geo location I mean detecting the location of the user, calculating the nearest server farm to his location, and then routing the ...
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Is there any DNS that supports Geo-location / Directional DNS?

At ultradns.com or on comwired.com you can select multiple A records depending on location; x.com (United States) 174.1.1.1 x.com (Europe) 65.2.2.2 So requests are routed based on proximity/where ...