APNIC is supporting ISC to incorporate code changes to BIND, its open source DNS software, to help reduce the load on DNS root servers.
In part two of his IPv6 fragmentation research posts, Geoff Huston turns his attention to measuring the packet drop rate when sending fragmented packets to IPv6 end hosts.
Guest Post: After years of being used sparsely for UDP-based services such as DNS, anycasting IP space has become quite a meme in the networking world.
Is IPv6 fragmentation a fixable problem in the DNS, and if so, how?
Interest in the DNS appears to come in waves and we seem to be be in the midst of a furious burst of activity.
Security of the Domain Name System, and privacy, was a topic of much discussion during the recent DNS operations Working Group.
IEPG has moved to a new day in the IETF agenda, but it’s still a very useful conversation between the operations and engineering community.
Guest Post: Given how critical DNS is to the Internet, it’s a mystery that much of the world is not prepared to implement DNSSEC.
Guest Post: New research shows that network operators cannot simply rely on the size of the IPv6 address space to hide open DNS resolvers.
Expanding root server numbers in the Asia Pacific improves both the speed of DNS services and the Internet’s resiliency.