The MirrorBrain, a.k.a. the openSUSE download redirector, automatically redirects clients (web browsers, download programs) to a mirror server near them. It works similar to the systems employed by sourceforge.net, mozilla.com or similar large organizations, which face a number of download requests which is too high to be practically handled by a single site. To find a mirror close to the client, the redirector "geolocates" the client by its IP address. If several mirrors are found to be suitable, the redirector load-balances requests to the mirrors based on their capabilities.