[dns-operations] stealth slaving the root zone

Patrik Fältström paf at frobbit.se
Thu May 17 03:59:30 UTC 2012

On 16 maj 2012, at 23:56, Warren Kumari wrote:

> And I (personally) don't foresee the actual *number* of delegations causing scaling issues (RAM is cheap, records are small, etc), but rather the increase in traffic / query rate to the root caused by recursives not having TLDs cached (currently a busy, well resourced recursive has basically all (interesting) TLD delegations cached basically all the time).

Plus, today we have one change per day in the root zone. Shortly we will (a) have many many more than that and (b) requirement on propagation times according to requirements for TLDs. Plus...

But all of this we can find in the various scaling documents that exists.


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