[dns-operations] Anycast vs. unicast NS

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Fri Mar 18 16:57:33 UTC 2011

On Mar 18, 2011, at 11:28 PM, Joe Abley wrote:

> While it's philosophically feasible that there is some anycast-specific failure mode that might afflict both together, which might lead people to think that the use of anycast is a single point of failure, I'll observe that I have never heard of such a failure to date.

Concur.  The use of multiple anycast addresses pretty much takes care of any scenario I can come up with, at any rate.

Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

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