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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 …

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"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."

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Always entertaining

To read Microsofts official explanation of why they literally don't know what day it is when dealing with Azure.

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Wont be..

going anywhere near the crap

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I suppose stopping all traffic is a form of traffic management. So hooray?

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Well it obviously doesn't fucking work does it? Anyone who uses this crap clearly likes eating dog shit.

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Load balancing a new feature? Surely cloud without load balancing is like the WWW without hyperlinks?

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