How to achieve geo-distributed site

Why do I need a Geo-distributed site?
If you are serving to a global audience (or even an audience across geographies), it is very desirable to have your site geo-distributed to enable you to serve your site to users from closer to their location. So, instead of a site being hosted in a set of servers in one location, you host a set of servers in a set of locations which are geographically distant and strategically chosen to be closer to the biggest user clusters’ locations. 

Typically, these are known as mirrors. Mirrors are used by all global sites, especially all sites enabling file transfers/downloads. In fact, these sites let you choose your mirror for download to rule out any error while automatically selecting a mirror for you when you first visit. Continue reading

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