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Approach on optimizing DNS authority server placement

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Guangqing Deng , Ning Kong , Sean Shen
Last updated 2015-01-05 (Latest revision 2014-07-04)
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The geographical distribution of DNS authority servers highly affects the DNS query latency and financial costs. This document proposes an approach on optimizing the geographical placement of DNS authority servers so that the DNS query latency is highly reduced while the financial cost is within its budget.


Guangqing Deng
Ning Kong
Sean Shen

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