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Babak Farrokhi

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Babak Farrokhi is a Unix Hacker and Networking Expert with over 18 years of experience in internet services in Iran. His expertise includes IP Networking, BGP, DNS, Internet Performance, System Scalability and Network Security. He provides consulting services and develops products and services related to his expertise.

Pages created by Babak Farrokhi

K-root Reachability in the Middle East and Central Asia
K-root Reachability in the Middle East and Central Asia
Babak Farrokhi — 27 Jun 2016

There are about 600 DNS root server instances deployed around the world. But does everyone have an equal level of access to a root server in their region? Are they fairly distributed? Do all major (and country level) network operators recognise the value in deploying (or peering with) a root server in their network?… Read more

A Tale of Using Public DNS Servers in Iran — Part 1
A Tale of Using Public DNS Servers in Iran — Part 1
Babak Farrokhi — 05 Feb 2016

While most Internet users are not aware of the importance of DNS resolution in their overall web browsing experience, they often complain about shortage of bandwidth when experiencing sluggish Internet connectivity. It is no surprise that most of the service providers also ignore this fact by redirecting their customer DNS traffic to public DNS servers. … Read more

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