[dns-operations] root? we don't need no stinkin' root!
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Nov 25 22:19:36 UTC 2019
* Jim Reid:
>> On 25 Nov 2019, at 20:54, Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>> The query numbers are surprisingly low. To me at last.
> What do you consider to be a lot of queries? The root server system
> collectively handles 500K-1M queries per second. That seems rather a
> lot to me. YMMV.
But globally? For the entire planet?
It's certainly beyond what I can run out of my basement using spare
parts, but it's also not a mindbogglingly huge number. I would have
expected something that's clearly impossible to handle from a single
>> Is it because of the incoming data is interesting?
> Define interesting.
The data could have monetary value. Passwords that are otherwise
difficult to come by might be leaking.
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