sebastian at nzrs.net.nz
Mon Sep 16 20:45:56 UTC 2013
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On 13/09/13 12:45, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:03:44 -0600, Phil Fagan said:
>> Everything else remaining equal...is there a standard or
>> expectation for DNS reliability?
>> 98% 99% 99.5% 99.9% 99.99% 99.999%
>> Measured in queries completed vs. queries lost.
>> Whats the consensus?
> Remember to factor in Duane Wessel's work that showed that
> something like 98% of the DNS traffic at the root servers was
> totally bogus?
> Maybe you need to factor in "broken queries not answered, and
> offenders slapped around with a large trout"? Because if it's
> busted requests you're sending towards the root, they're going to
> count against your completed/lost ratio in a really bad way.
> Anybody know if people have cleaned up their collective acts since
> Duane did that paper?
Wearing a different hat, I had the chance to rerun that analysis with
data from 2008 (original paper is from 2003) and the number were still
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