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I'm testing the loading speeds of my website.

I've just done a test using Pingdom but it returns some strange (at least to me) results:

By the looks of it getting the DNS info takes the most time.

Is this normal? Is there something I can do to speed this up?

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Depending on the network conditions (and the state of your LDNS resolver cache), its quite normal. You can try increasing the DNS TTL to around a day so that the record gets cached at LDNS resolvers. Right now its 1 hour for your FQDN.

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