Optimizing the DNS Resolvers in Your Network to Leverage all CDNs/Edge Computing
The majority of CDNs and Edge Compute system uses a combination of three elements:
- DNS Resolution Optimized with EDNS0 Client Subnet (CS) or the Top of the Resolver IP
- Path Optimization using Ping Point
- BGP Path Optimization
This mini tutorial will cover each of these topics to help the Operator optimize their operations to effectively utilize their Akamai partnership. EDNS0 Client Subnet is a tool required in the industry. As the role of DNS evolves, the requirement for optimized functionality also evolves. Today EDNS0 Client Subnet and other EDNS0 features are needed by the Operator to effectively leverage the full benefit of a CDN/Edge Compute platform.