[time] More fun with Geo DNS

Chris Hastie lists
Tue Nov 14 08:53:12 UTC 2006


On Fri, 10 Nov 2006, Guillaume Filion <gfk at logidac.com> wrote
>Right now the prototype is using the HTTP Geo City Service from MaxMind
>(http://www.maxmind.com/app/web_services_city_usage), so every DNS query
>generates a HTTP query to MaxMind. I've implemented a caching mechanism
>to reduce the number of HTTP queries, but in production this would need
>to be improved.

I wonder if the "GeoLite" version would be sufficiently accurate, with 
the advantage that you could hold the data locally and do away with the 
HTTP queries?

http://www.maxmind.com/app/geolitecity
-- 
Chris Hastie



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