[dns-operations] The (very) uneven distribution of DNS root servers on the Internet

SM sm at resistor.net
Tue May 15 17:39:00 UTC 2012

At 08:00 15-05-2012, Suzanne Woolf wrote:
>It speaks of "users," and appears to be assuming that there's some
>relationship between "has more users" and "needs more root server
>capacity" on a regional (multiple countries, large network scale) basis.
>I don't necessarily believe this, but the question is worth examining.
>It has the same intuitive appeal as "Won't more TLDs mean more load on
>the root servers?" to non-technical audiences and frankly deserves an

The article highlights a problem which may be a non-problem.  The 
above question is a fair one.  If I recall correctly, the matter is 
discussed in a SSAC report.

BTW, there was a DNS survey which could be used to derive some data 
and come up with a less inappropriate distribution map.


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