Operation of a root DNS server

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The authors have been in charge of the operation of one of the root DNS servers for more than three years. In this paper, the overview of our system to provide high availability is introduced. In the following sections, a traffic analysis system to analyze the characteristics of the DNS queries and the brief summary which may help future DNS system deployment is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2033-2038
Number of pages6
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Aug


  • DNS
  • Internet
  • Root DNS server
  • Traffic analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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