[dns-operations] DNS at FOSDEM 2016

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed Feb 3 14:27:27 UTC 2016

> DNS requests and HTTP request are two totally different beasts wrt 
> scaling, operation and cost. Also the current authoritative 
> infrastructure we have today would not scale to resolvers on all 
> clients.

I don't believe there is agreement about the your last sentence here.

Personally I think the authoritative server infrastructure would
handle this just fine - but I shudder to think about the increase in
DNS-based reflection/amplification DDoS attack traffic which would be
expected given a several order of magnitude increase in the number of

Steinar Haug, AS2116

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