maybe a dumb idea on how to fix the dns problems i don't know....
cchurc05 at harris.com
Sat Aug 9 16:22:27 CDT 2008
TCP would work, but it makes it more difficult to do Anycast, which
works well with UDP and DNS.
From: Chris Paul [mailto:chris.paul at rexconsulting.net]
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:18 PM
To: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: maybe a dumb idea on how to fix the dns problems i don't
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
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
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