Guest Post: Chromium is driving a reduction in DNS root server traffic. Let’s put some numbers to it.
Guest Post: When an authoritative DNS name server is temporarily unavailable, the ISP cache helps ride out the DNS bumps. Why not pre-cache important information with LocalRoot?
Guest Post: There are 13 root servers around the world and they’re crucial to running the DNS. So what does it take to run one?
The first of a series of new M-Root anycast instances has been deployed as part of an agreement between APNIC, WIDE and JPRS.
We operate the root service in its current guise because so far, its worked adequately well. But we don’t have to continue that way.
The WIDE Project, JPRS and APNIC will work together to expand M-Root DNS services in the Asia Pacific.
Hyperlocal roots or NSEC caching? Geoff Huston shares his thoughts on these new ways to make the DNS root zone more resilient.
Guest Post: Implementation of aggressive NSEC caching in BIND 9.12 should reduce the amount of traffic sent to root servers.
We don’t have to accept that the DNS has to be a victim of DDoS attacks.
APNIC is supporting ISC to incorporate code changes to BIND, its open source DNS software, to help reduce the load on DNS root servers.