The anatomy of LDNS clusters: findings and implications for web content delivery

@inproceedings{Alzoubi2013TheAO,
  title={The anatomy of LDNS clusters: findings and implications for web content delivery},
  author={Hussein A. Alzoubi and Michael Rabinovich and Oliver Spatscheck},
  booktitle={WWW},
  year={2013}
}
We present a large-scale measurement of clusters of hosts sharing the same local DNS servers. We analyze properties of these "LDNS clusters" from the perspective of content delivery networks, which commonly use DNS for load distribution. We found that not only LDNS clusters differ widely in terms of their size and geographical compactness but that the largest clusters are actually extremely compact. This suggests potential benefits of a load distribution strategy with nuanced treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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