Namebench � Find the fastest DNS server near you
Sep 23, 2011, 13:01 (2 Talkback[s])
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"In a former article (1 year ago) i used a java tool to see
which DNS was faster among Google, OpenDNS and my local ISP, and
the winner it's been my local ISP; but I've recently discovered
another nice tool that can do these tests, so today I want to
re-check these 3 DNS servers with namebench.
"Namebench it's a small program wrote in python that search for
the fastest DNS server near to you. Namebench runs a fair and
thorough benchmark using your web browser history, tcpdump output,
or standardized datasets (top 2000 Alexa) in order to provide an
individualized recommendation. namebench is completely free and
does not modify your system in any way. The project began as a 20%
project at Google."