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Re: IP failover/migration question.

  • From: Gregory Hicks
  • Date: Tue Jun 27 13:34:04 2006

> From: [email protected]
> Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 11:20:38 -0400
> On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 14:51:30 BST, Andy Davidson said:
> > Popular web browsers running on popular desktop operating systems  
> > also display extra-long dns cache time 'bugs'.
> A well known fact, which leads right into your next comment...
> > 24 hours + outage whilst stale dns disappears will never do in  
> > internet retail.
> And yet, with 90% of the net implementing the "will never do" scenario,
> we manage to get a lot of internet retail done anyhow.  I'm obviously going
> to need a *lot* more caffeine to sort through that conundrum.... 

OR, it *could* be that the retailers know about the way 'things'
operate and don't make many changes once they get their site up...


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learn a great deal today.

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