[OSM-dev] Slippy maps requesting ALL layers...

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon May 7 01:59:01 BST 2007


> As for the slippy map, wouldn't it be better to do this via round robin 
> DNS for mirrors?

As far as I understood, distributing one user's request among multiple 
servers increases the chance of fast, parallel serving of tiles as the 
browser will normally have a limit of 4 (or so) parallel connections to 
any one server, but allow 16 (or so) overall parallel connections.

Of course, having a lot of parallel servers also increases your chances 
of having at least one that doesn't currently work ;-)


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