Microsoft pushed its Windows Azure load balancing technology into general availability amid a widespread DNS disruption. The rollout of "Traffic Manager" was announced on Thursday, and the tech lets admins apply a policy engine to DNS queries to domain names hosted on Azure. The tech works by redirecting user queries to a …
"The GA of Traffic Manager sees Microsoft overtake Google and lag behind Amazon in terms of features as Azure doesn't – yet – offer multi-region load balancing"
Yes it does - as your own article makes clear:
"Your applications can run in the same data center, or be distributed across different regions across the world," Scott Guthrie wrote in a blog post on Thursday."
To read Microsofts official explanation of why they literally don't know what day it is when dealing with Azure.
going anywhere near the crap
I suppose stopping all traffic is a form of traffic management. So hooray?
Well it obviously doesn't fucking work does it? Anyone who uses this crap clearly likes eating dog shit.
Load balancing a new feature? Surely cloud without load balancing is like the WWW without hyperlinks?
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