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RE: Broken Internet?

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Fri Mar 16 04:31:57 2001

> From: Adam McKenna [mailto:adam@flounder.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2001 12:19 AM
> To: 'nanog@merit.edu'
> Subject: Re: Broken Internet?
> 
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 10:25:08PM -0800, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> > Good, then you won't mind paying for my renumber then ... 
> BTW, having gone
> > through this excersize a number of times, you are wrong. I 
> depends on what
> > types of services you are ruinning on how many hosts and 
> the complexity of
> > your distributed clusters. The ones that gave me the 
> greatest heartburn is
> > my Oracle DB cluster.
> 
> Why, exactly, does your Oracle DB cluster need to be in 
> routable address
> space?  Are people connecting to it from outside of your company?

Aha! I remember you now ...

Say "multi-site distributed cluster". Other sites have to talk to it.

> > But, my root zone cluster was almost as bad, followed
> > closely by my web cluster and my Win2K AD/DDNS domains. Of course,
> > re-engineering a /24 onto a /27 ate a bunch of time. Oh 
> yeah, since the
> > revenues were flat-lined, I couldn't afford to pay the SA 
> staff and I had to
> > do it myself, whilst also fending off the legal notices of 
> those excersizing
> > their software escrow clauses and others whom were P-O'd 
> about my TLS
> > servers being suddenly off-line. 60% of that /24 are 
> various forms of server
> > cluster.
> 
> You decided to run a business on DSL, and now you're paying 
> the price for
> that.  You really have nothing to complain about except your own bad
> judgement.  Why is this thread still going?

Now, the last I looked, DSL was SUPPOSED to be sold to businesses. The poor
consumer is stuck the cable. BTW, the DSL worked fine, right up until Covad
cut it off.

Do you always blame your sister for getting raped?





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