[dns-operations] DNSSEC impact on applications was Re: security-aware stub resolver
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Wed May 28 08:46:07 UTC 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 06:41:29AM -0700,
Wes Hardaker <wjhns1 at hardakers.net> wrote
a message of 58 lines which said:
> - Most applications these days are *huge* in size compared to anything
> DNS might need to store. EG for a fairly newly running firefox 3:
> 3517 hardaker 20 0 197m 62m 21m S 8.0 4.1 0:28.59 firefox
> Somehow I don't think DNS caching is going to make a huge increase in
> those sizes.
I disagree. Firefox eats a lot of memory, not because of *one* service
using most if it but because many people added one small service after
the other, each one saying "oh, my addition is quite small".
That's how you get bloat.
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