L3: Google from DC via the Netherlands?

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 15:04:18 CST 2009


Peter Beckman wrote:
>  SO.  Who's problem is this to fix?  Is it:
> 
>     1. Me?  Am I a dope for using a very reliable but anycasted resolving
>        name service?  Clearly, I could just use the handy dandy easy to
>        remember because I worked there 198.6.1.x, or is that an Internet
>        faux pas because technically I wasn't given permission to use it?
> 
We are network operators.  We all use robust distributed name servers,
along with our own (usually hidden) primary.

But as a network operator, why aren't you running your own caching resolver?

Not since the '80s have I ever needed to point at somebody else's resolver,
the DNS is much better distributed now.




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