Multiple servers and one domain - how to do this?

From: pha@interprov.com
Date: Sat Mar 04 2000 - 12:31:41 EST


1) Big sites have a lot of servers serving the same domain.
For Example, a site like yahoo.com
In the Address bar on the user's browser you can allways read
"www.yahoo.com" but what is really happening is that the host
"xxx.yahoo.com" is serving that page.
How can I do that?

2) Another issue: some sites have its servers distributed arround de
country, ie.: 1 at Miami, 1 at L.A., and 1 at NYC.
They serve a page through one of this servers deppending on the location of
the user or the less traffic server.
But in all cases de text in the address bar of the user's browser is ie.:
"www.yahoo.com"
Again, how can I do that?

Thanks in advance,
Pablo
pha@interprov.com

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