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RE: Hosting Failover Question

  • From: James DeMong
  • Date: Wed Jun 06 17:52:31 2001

I am interested what I should design to.

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Froutan [mailto:pfroutan@rackspace.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 1:23 PM
To: Nanog@Merit. Edu (E-mail)
Subject: Re: Hosting Failover Question



What do you mean by "reasonable"?  Do you mean what you can expect right 
now at a hoster, or what you should aim for when designing a system?

At 6/6/01, James DeMong wrote:


>I am looking for a Rule of Thumb on failover for hosting, mostly
>tcp(webserver), some udp (audio/video streaming) stuff.
>My thought is that 5 seconds to failover when a network
>element(switch/router/load balancer/FW) fails is reasonable.
>
>How many seconds is reasonable for fail over in such a situation?
>
>Thanks in advance.
>__
>James DeMong
>Network Design Specialist
>TELUS Advanced Communications
>Phone: (403) 503-3718
>Email: James.DeMong@telus.com

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Paul Froutan                              Email: pfroutan@rackspace.com
Rackspace Managed Hosting                    <http://www.rackspace.com>





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