Monthly Archives: August 2012

Recursive DNS Queries may degrade performance

It is a known fact that supporting open DNS recursion on your name servers is not recommended. Recursive queries cause more load on the name server and as I show in this article, it significantly degrades performance. I will quantify … Continue reading

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Major DNS Providers Speed Comparison

In this report, I will compare the top 10 DNS providers and hosting companies in terms of the latency of their name servers. I will also write on the DNS speed distribution of authoritative name servers in the United States. … Continue reading

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