OpenDNS hits 14billion requests a day!

The best DNS service on the net, OpenDNS, receives 14 billion DNS request a day now!! Yup, 14 billion hits a day!! At pick time they process about 200,000 hits/sec which is mind blowing. A new location is planned for Amsterdam in a few months and also Asia hopefully. We need a location in Asia…

How to build a local DNS caching server

Being in Malaysia we are gifted with superior Internet speeds. NOT!! Services like openDNS are awesome but the lag between us and them often results in sluggish performance anyways. One way to improve performance is to use local DNS servers. I don’t use Streamyx’s DNS servers because they SUCK!!. TIME’s DNS servers are ok but…

Malaysia Today blocked by TMNET

Malaysia Today blocked by TMNET. Use http://mt.harapanmalaysia.com/2008/ Looks like our boys are at it again. Bastards, either their DNS is un-patched or this is deliberate. Update: The bastards turned out to be MCMC!!! Sources: MalaysiaKini || Kamal Talks || BangsaMalaysia If you’re on streamyx and using  TMNET dns servers (202.188.0.133/202.188.1.5/etc….) then Malaysia Today is off…

XName free DNS hosting service

Stumbled upon a free DNS hosting service today. XName provides free DNS to all and in return only expects a donation if you like the service. However, if you plan to use XName for commercial purpose then a donation is mandatory. From a infrastructure standpoint XName provides 3 DNS servers. 1 primary and 2 secondary…