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From pankaj soni <>
Subject Re: IP address resolution in MultiDC setup
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:55:08 GMT

I have a question regarding Vyatta or any providing VIP in general. While
routing through gateway do we bind it to ec2 nodes private IP or public IP?

Also, in general could you explain how VIP might help for I am new towards
this side of field.


On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Sasha Dolgy <> wrote:

> honest opinion?  smoke and mirrors.  i really have no idea.  i was
> surprised to see the latency drop when we started using the VIP's we
> assigned routing through our ec2 vyatta gateways.  it makes it nice
> because it unties you from being 100% stuck on amazon.  you can design
> your environment for cassandra with local nodes in an office if you
> wanted ... it also solved the security problems i was coming across in
> that before cassandra 0.8, intra-node communication IS NOT encrypted
> or secured....
> anyway .. the biggest thing for me was to ensure we are not tied to
> one provider.  this was the best for my business case....also allowed
> us to not be harmed by the
>!/search/amazonpocalypse ...
> -sd
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 6:11 PM, Milind Parikh <>
> wrote:
> > @Sasha
> > Very interesting that you find a big difference in latency between nodes.
> > Any hypothesis on what is going on in internal aws routing that makes it
> > inefficient?
> > Milind

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