Anycast Is Not Load Balancing

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 - 14:3015:00

Murali Suriar, Google


We'll discuss IP anycast (what it is, how it works), what use cases it's more or less suited to, and some of the complexity it introduces (complete with war stories).

Murali Suriar, Google

Lapsed computer science graduate, turned network engineer, turned SRE. Currently working at Google running software defined network control systems. Left Google to get on a boat. Got bored and came back.

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@conference {205482,
author = {Murali Suriar},
title = {Anycast Is Not Load Balancing},
year = {2017},
address = {Dublin},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = aug