[dns-operations] Comparing TCP and UDP response times of root name servers

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Wed Nov 21 14:19:02 UTC 2012

John Kristoff <jtk at cymru.com> wrote:
> Any ideas on when we might expect to see some DNS implementations
> support DNS over DCCP, if ever?  It might be quite handy in lieu of the
> ongoing DoS nuisance.  If not, why not?  Technical barriers, funding
> issues or lack of demand perhaps?

I doubt it would provide any advantage compared to DNS over TCP.

You can't fix an attack by inviting the attackers to change to a more
well-behaved protocol.

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