Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] patch implementing round robin rrsets

Tony Finch
Wed Mar 7 20:04:45 CET 2012

Felix Schueren <felix.schueren at> 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.

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