[kwlug-disc] (Offtopic) Acanac cable internet anyone?

Fernando Duran liberosec at yahoo.ca
Mon Jun 27 15:55:56 EDT 2011


Hi,

I think I've mentioned this tool before: http://code.google.com/p/namebench/ , I use it in both cloud servers and local desktops to find best DNS servers.
 
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Fernando Duran
http://www.fduran.com


>________________________________
>From: Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>
>To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
>Sent: Monday, June 27, 2011 3:19:45 PM
>Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] (Offtopic) Acanac cable internet anyone?
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>
>On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>2011/6/27 Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>:
>>
>>> perhaps DNS issues as well (for example, browser says "Looking up X"
>>> mostly on some Facebook CDNs, all the time).
>>
>>Have you tried specifying a DNS server other than Rogers'? Two common
>>ones that people use are 8.8.8.8 (Google) and 4.2.2.2 (a big ISP in
>>the US). You may find that your DNS queries will be much lower latency
>>this way.
>>
>
>Yes.
>
>I was on the Google DNS for a long time, and when the issues started with 
>Rogers, I suspected that Google's DNS was to blame and switched to Rogers'
>DNS. 
>
>It made no difference.
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>Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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>http://2bits.com
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