Messente API: Always Use A Backup DNS Solution (Posted on 11-05-2014)
I found the DNS implementation over at the Messente SMS API interesting, and worth of sharing for deeper evaluation. I've been considering the various approaches by API providers when crafting their domains, or subdomains for API access heavily over the last couple weeks. During some research time today I stumbled across the Messente SMS API which opts to provide two domains for making HTTP(S) requests of their API: api2.messente.com api3.messente.com Messente provides a little disclaimer to handle the developer side of manual load-balancing these API calls: These two domains have the same final destination regarding the API functions. In order......read more.