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Connecting user to the droplet that has lowest latency

Hi, I’m new to DigitalOcean and web servers in general, and I’m using DO to host my web app. I’m wondering if there’s an easy way I can make it so users will connect to the droplet that has the lowest latency for them. I.e. if someone is in LA they should probably connect to the droplet in SF, not in NY. I need latency times as low as possible (connecting to a websocket that connects to SQL).

Just looking for the simplest solution. Thanks!

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Anycast is the best but very difficult to set up. GeoDNS is unreliable but the best you can get.