DNS zone response speed test tool?

chip chip.gwyn at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 16:00:09 UTC 2011

  Seems like it may be fun to play with

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> I've put monitoring onto my public website, and by far the largest component
> of the response time it gives me is the DNS lookup -- 4-500ms, which seems
> entirely unreasonable.
> Is there a tool that anyone knows about that will measure the response time
> of my zone servers, somewhere on the web?
> Is the sum of the times in a dig +trace the proper metric to look at there?
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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Just my $.02, your mileage may vary,  batteries not included, etc....

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