mctimconsulting at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 14:31:50 UTC 2014
Is it accurate?
I lived in UG for many years, and AFAIK, the IXP is still working on
getting an instance running there, it may have happened already, but I
doubt there are 5 as the list suggests.
I'm still on a variety of UG techie lists, no one has ever mentioned
running an ORSN server there.
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 5:55 AM, Carlos A. Afonso <ca at cafonso.ca> wrote:
> Fine, David, but her list of you-name-it-[anycast]-servers by country is
> reasonably accurate. :) BTW, it is a text list which is hard to build from
> the root-servers.org site.
> On 02/24/2014 07:42 AM, David Conrad wrote:
>> On Feb 24, 2014, at 12:10 PM, Elisabeth Blanconil <info at vgnic.org> wrote:
>>> Here is the distribution of the 365 top zone name servers (root servers)
>> I suspect creating a new term for the root name servers is unlikely to be
>> helpful to anyone.
>> made available by the two VGNICs I know of (ICANN/IANA and ORSN).
>> What's a "VGNIC"? I presume it is not the Network Information Center for
>> the British Virgin Island (a la JPNIC, CNNIC, KRNIC, TWNIC, etc).
>> They are broken down per countries as follows:
>> A graphical representation of root name server instance distribution can
>> be found at:
>> (Note that the location of the "B" root name server instance is not in
>> the South Atlantic just off the coast of western Africa (Lat: 0, Lon: 0),
>> but in Los Angeles, US).
>> It might also be useful to observe that a common technique at larger ISPs
>> and other resolver operators is to mirror the root zone into their
>> resolvers, thereby removing the need of those resolvers to actually query
>> the root servers. As such, those resolvers could be considered to be a
>> form of root name servers as well. Of course, it is a bit challenging to
>> identify which resolvers actually do this mirroring...
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