I've been playing with a few load-balancing, caching, and high-availability servers to sit in front of my web servers. This is in part to allow me a little flexibility in my configuration, as well as to give me some protection from hackers, and just…
I recently rearranged my IP addresses after an outage on one of my ISPs.
If you can read this, the outage is mitigated or over.
With a little help I was finally able to get my server's firmware upgraded.
OK, so the download speed consistently tests at 40Mb/s or a little higher, compared with the 15-20Mb/s of the old service, but there's still some stuff left to be ironed out.
I received my new Internet connecting hardware in the mail today.
It seems that after six months the residential service people will come out and physically disconnect the cable.