[dns-operations] "Top 20 DNS server map shows US internet dominance" (pingdom)
wessels at packet-pushers.com
Wed Apr 25 20:11:32 UTC 2007
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Paul Vixie said:
This is pretty strange for a number of reasons.
Mostly it shows who is in domain squatting/typo/after- market. Not too
surprising that the U.S. leads this greedy business.
Second, I'd say there are numerous ways to think of the "size" of
a nameserver (query rate, hardware requirements, memory usage,
number of zones served). And we all know that these squatters can
and often do serve all their domains with a single wildcard RR.
The last comment about east/west coast is funny too. Its no surprise
that popular nameservers are located where there is a lot of Internet
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