[dns-operations] "best practices" for restaring internal DNS servers

Peter Koch pk at DENIC.DE
Mon Sep 10 06:18:25 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 07:38:20AM +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:

> Running without a cache at all makes a difference but starting a
> caching nameserver has no real impact on the root servers or tld
> servers.

I would suggest the original poster had taken a much broader view.
There is of course an effect - yet to be quantified - when the
resolver population grows and shows a more transient behaviour.
That this might be marginal compared to the white (well, not so)
noise observed at infrastructure authoritative servers, is a different


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