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Date: 2017jan31
OS: Linux

Q.  How can I setup a caching DNS server?

A.  You can use BIND but that's overkill.  I think dnsmasq is a better choice.

These instructions worked for me:
https://www.g-loaded.eu/2010/09/18/caching-nameserver-using-dnsmasq/

I added this option so it would not spray requests to all servers:

	strict-order

Some numbers for your /etc/resolv.dnsmasq file:
http://www.davekb.com/browse_computer_tips:easy_to_remember_dns_server:txt