[dns-operations] Should medium-sized companies run their own recursive resolver?
ed.lewis at neustar.biz
Mon Oct 14 17:24:09 UTC 2013
Unless the company's line of business makes running a recursive server a "core competency:"
+1, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparative_advantage for a basis for my reasoning.
Did the company build their offices, manufacture their furniture, pave and reseal their parking lot? (I ask rhetorically/sarcastically.)
On Oct 14, 2013, at 19:54, Jared Mauch wrote:
> I'll say no. They don't have resources to deal with 98 angry users when DNS fails. Using OpenDNS or the ISP is likely the best choice. Most large ISP dns servers are good.
> Jared Mauch
>> On Oct 14, 2013, at 7:08 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
>> A fictitious 100-person company has an IT staff of 2 who have average IT talents. They run some local servers, and they have adequate connectivity for the company's offices through an average large ISP.
>> Should that company run its own recursive resolver for its employees, or should it continue to rely on its ISP?
>> --Paul Hoffman
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