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.
Expanding root server numbers in the Asia Pacific improves both the speed of DNS services and the Internet’s resiliency.
Geoff discusses how the DNS and root servers function and provides some suggestions for the infrastructure to continue to be robust, scalable and accurate..
Geoff takes a second look at the DNS Root Servers, this time scoring them on the ability to handle large UDP responses over IPv6.
Geoff takes a look at the DNS Root Servers and gives some scores on how well they can cope with large responses.