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How to improve the root - Run it locally

Image shows the locations of the root server IP Anycast instances. Source: https://root-servers.org/ Current State of DNS Root Servers The DNS root server system uses IP Anycast.There are 13 root server operators with a total of 1084 instances all over the world. Let’s look at some of the problems in the context of the root server system, Decrease the round trip time to the root servers The round trip time to the root servers is dependent on multiple factors.

Host a RIPE Atlas software probe in your network

RIPE Atlas is a global network of devices, called probes and anchors, that actively measure Internet connectivity. RIPE Atlas users can also perform customised measurements to gain valuable data about their own networks. At the time of writing, there were 11,009 probes connected, the total number of probes connected is maybe higher than this as probes go offline due to Internet disconnections, power issues especially in under developed/developing countries. All this while, the probes have been hardware devices.