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Five strategies to remove single points of DNS failure

Stay aware of trends that can compromise the 13 root name servers. Keep track of expiration dates of domains and SSL certificates.
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Five strategies to remove single points of DNS failure

  • Stay aware of trends that can compromise the 13 root name servers.
  • Choose a top-level domain more likely to stay up under large-scale attacks or software faults, unlikely to change hands and with significant investment in infrastructure.
  • Choose a DNS provider that uses Anycast and is large and scalable; use a different company to service your endpoints.
  • Keep track of expiration dates of domains and SSL certificates.
  • Don’t couple your endpoints and DNS zone control in one provider.

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