[Pdns-users] pdns-recursor peering

Alex Kiernan alex.kiernan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 15:24:57 UTC 2007

On 15/10/2007, Darren Gamble <darren.gamble at sjrb.ca> wrote:
> Good day,
> > What I want to know is: Can I set my pdns-recursor servers to check
> each
> > others cache before asking the root zones ?
> Thanks to everyone else who's replied so far.
> This configuration is something that we've also examined.
> The issue is, quite simply, that doing this has higher resourcing
> requirements and higher latency than simply having "plain" caches behind
> the load balancer.  I believe Bert would echo this as well.

Its the view we took a few years back - this paper (at least I think
it was this one - I've not re-read it carefully, just flipped through
the links we have) helped to direct our decision making:


Alex Kiernan

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