Google releases a public dns server ...

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  1. Johnny

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  2. LordOfLA

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    no-one ever hear of OpenDNS?
     
  3. vern

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    Nothing wrong with options. I just add all of them to my DNS entries.
     
  4. Dark Atheist

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    i will stick with opendns - tried and tested, just another way for google to worm their way into more of your information.
     
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    This is a way to compete with Opendns and Dyn Dns .. I like it, and am curious to see where it goes ..
     
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    All three of these are slower than the ones I am using and may be slower for you as well.
    You really need to benchmark dns servers to see which are the best for you.
    I listed a dns benchmark app in the benchmarking section.
     
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    I am using dyn dns now and it seems to be pretty good. I noticed with OpenDns that there were times where it would just lag for a couple of minutes. I haven't had that prob with Dyn ...
     
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    OpenDNS does more than I need a DNS server to do. I need a DNS server to resolve a request for a domain into an IP address, not also provide redirect services, or a bunch of the other crap they provide.
     
  9. Dark Atheist

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    So what other good pubic DNS servers are there?
     
  10. X-Istence

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    Level 3 provides some excellent DNS servers that are generally faster than OpenDNS and Google's DNS, as posted in the DNS Benchmark post.

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