[dns-operations] Google Chrome Pre-Caching

Chris Roosenraad chris.roosenraad at twcable.com
Thu Sep 4 02:40:29 UTC 2008


On 9/3/08 8:22 PM, "Michael Sinatra" <michael at rancid.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> If your users tend to browse sites with lots of links, or if their
> default pages are have lots of links, your customer-facing DNS servers
> will get lots of DNS queries.  We were able to verify the behavior by
> having my boss load the default page for www.berkeley.edu.  His machine
> immediately queried for the hostnames for *all* of the links on that
> page, even though he visited not one of them.

Wow...that's even worse.  It's like the web pre-caching debacles we've seen
with certain web browser plug-ins (fasterfox)...

Chris R. Roosenraad
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