Two years ago we moved from InfluxDB to TimescaleDB. We thought our TimescaleDB performance could get us to 3B daily queries. Here are the actual results.
When it comes to DNS encryption, there’s a lot of discussion around DNS-over-HTTPS because it’s what Google uses. But DNS-over-TLS is better for DNS security in a lot of ways.
In the early days of DNSFilter, we spent some cycles thinking towards the future scalability of the business. I’m an advocate of early-stage startups not over-optimizing, but we also needed to understand the unit-economics of our business.
Prior to starting DNSFilter, I spent most of my career in Information Security, working for companies like ITA Software (acquired by Google) and Veracode, finding ways to get around normal system behaviors. As a result, I have a lot of experience in my DNA in getting around and through networks. I’m going to step through…