maybe a dumb idea on how to fix the dns problems i don't know....

Chris Paul chris.paul at rexconsulting.net
Sat Aug 9 16:18:12 CDT 2008


Paul,

Sorry if this is real stupid for some reason because I don't think about 
DNS all day (I'm the ldap dude) but since we have faster networks and 
faster cpus today, what would be the harm in switching to use TCP for 
DNS clients? The latency on the web isn't dns anymore ever it seems to 
me.....

Wouldn't that eliminate the ability to poison clients' caches?

any why wouldn't persistent client-server dns connections make sense? 
any stupid little bsd or linux box can handle several thousand 
connections today pretty easily if tuned correctly by some reasonably 
competent primate

CP

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