If your ISPs DNS host is crummy, it probably has better performance.
Many times DNS makes a big performance difference in browsing the web.
Then again, Googles DNS is likely to have more in-cache, so possibly faster to answer.
Another good thing is that Google’s DNS servers validate DNSSEC, most ISP DNS servers do not.
Is it good to use Google DNS?
We believe that a faster and safer DNS infrastructure could significantly improve the web browsing experience. Google Public DNS has made many improvements in the areas of speed, security, and validity of results.
Is it faster to use Google DNS?
The fastest public DNS server—Google DNS—was only 10.3 percent faster than the default. So Google’s DNS server is clearly faster for me, but that might not be the case for you. This all depends on your ISP, which DNS server(s) it uses, and current network conditions.
What does changing the DNS to 8.8 8.8 do?
Benefits of using Google DNS – 8.8. 8.8 and 8.8. 4.4
- Ensures the DNS is being resolved correctly. As you probably know, the default DNS on router is your ISP’s DNS.
- Faster resolve speed. Google DNS resolves hostnames faster that many DNS servers that belong to ISPs.
What is the use of Google Public DNS?
Google Public DNS is a Domain Name System (DNS) service offered to Internet users worldwide by Google. It functions as a recursive name server. Google Public DNS was announced on 3 December 2009, in an effort described as “making the web faster and more secure”.
Why is OpenDNS bad?
OpenDNS is bad for server
This encourages spam as you will not able to filter out spam queries using their dns servers.
Is changing DNS safe?
Changing your current DNS settings to the OpenDNS servers is a safe, reversible, and beneficial configuration adjustment that will not harm your computer or your network. You can print out this page and write down your previous DNS settings if desired.