Technical and Product News and Insights from Rackspace
The Domain Name System (DNS) serves as the address book for the internet. Because they built DNS with scalability and consistency in mind, the developers did not consider how it could be exploited, manipulated, misused, or even harnessed for good.
With the proliferation of mobile and web applications, latency has certainly become a huge deal on the Internet of today. The Internet is a very competitive environment, and users are becoming more and more content hungry and certainly impatient with latency.