Dropbox traffic infrastructure: Edge network | Dropbox Tech Blog


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In this post we will describe the Edge network part of Dropbox traffic infrastructure. This is an extended transcript of our NginxConf 2018 presentation. Around…
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6 weeks ago by indirect
By combining unicast and anycast announces along with GeoDNS mapping, one can get all the benefits of unicast along with an ability to quickly drain PoPs in case of an outage.

One can enable this hybrid GSLB by announcing both PoP’s unicast subnet (e.g. /24) and one of its supernets (e.g. /19) from all of the PoPs (including itself).
networks  distributedcomputing  dropbox  anycast  bgp  internet  ovum 
7 weeks ago by yorksranter
Dropbox の Edge 構成の詳細。大変興味深い。IPVS に Maglev Hash って入ったのね。
dropbox  architecture  network  loadbalancer  ipvs  nginx 
8 weeks ago by summerwind
In this post we will describe the Edge network part of Dropbox traffic infrastructure. This is an extended transcript of our NginxConf 2018 presentation.
infrastructure  networking  performance  distributed 
8 weeks ago by lenciel
some mentions here of glsb/geodns vs. bgp, so might use this as point to start thinking about for work
networking  bgp  anycast  gslb  geodns  dns 
8 weeks ago by jessedavis
This is a very good article about Dropbox's Edge infrastructure:
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8 weeks ago by rukku
This is a very good article about Dropbox's Edge infrastructure:
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8 weeks ago by shaneisley