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All posts by Mehmet Akcin

Comparing Latency of the Top Public DNS Providers

Posted by on May 4th, 2015
July 31st, 2017

As a DNS geek it’s probably normal to expect that I am not going to just use the recursive resolvers my ISP assigns via DHCP. Why? Because I want DNSSEC validation or sometimes I simply want non-government filtered results, you know? I have used many different recursive DNS providers such as Dyn, Comodo, FreeDNS, Level3, Google, OpenDNS, Neustar, OpenNIC, and SafeDNS.… Read More »

Comparing Root Server Performance Around the World

Posted by on February 20th, 2015
July 31st, 2017

As a person responsible for operating various DNS services, performance has always been an area of interest for me. One performance metric on which we all focus is: How fast is my service? Let me be more specific here, by “fast” we mean that when a DNS query is made, an answer is provided quickly to a DNS client.… Read More »