What DNS Is Not

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Sun Nov 8 18:30:10 CST 2009


On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Dave Temkin <davet1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> He also assumes that DNS is some great expense and that by not allowing
> tons of caching we're taking money out of peoples' wallets.  This is just
> not true with the exception of very few companies whose job it is to answer
> DNS requests.
>

And of course in many cases these are the same people who are benefiting
significantly by the geo-aware (and sometimes, network-aware) CDN's that
this type of DNS service provides.

  Scott.



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