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Emin Gun Sirer
ClosestNode.com provides a simple, easy to use service for
large-scale distributed applications that require a fast and accurate
way to map the closest application server to each client without any
client side changes.
It works by redirecting DNS requests for
to the closest server to the client that submitted the
DNS request. The closest node
selection is provided by a network location service called
and requires no changes to the clients, and minimal changes to the servers.
This service is provided free of charge, and serves as a demonstration of
current research at Cornell University.
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