DNS performance...

Geoffrey Sisson geoff at geoff.co.uk
Wed May 5 13:27:37 CDT 2010


richard.barnes at gmail.com (Richard Barnes) wrote:

> OARC did a performance study of a few name servers in the context of
> root zone scaling, but it should be generalizable:
> <http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-59/presentations/wessels-root-zone.pdf>

Note this study compares BIND and NSD only, and under a very specific set
of conditions only, namely, serving a single large zone.

Geoff (co-author of the study)

> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > There are a large number of DNS servers available. See for example
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_DNS_server_software
> >
> > Does anyone know of good performance comparisons, especially for high
> > end applications with lots of data/zones and/or high query/update
> > rates?> From nanog at nanog.org
> From: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: DNS performance...
> Date: 5 May 10 14:48:12 GMT
>
> OARC did a performance study of a few name servers in the context of
> root zone scaling, but it should be generalizable:
> <http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-59/presentations/wessels-root-zone.pdf>
>
> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > There are a large number of DNS servers available. See for example
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_DNS_server_software
> >
> > Does anyone know of good performance comparisons, especially for high
> > end applications with lots of data/zones and/or high query/update
> > rates?




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