DNS Services for a registrar

Mehmet Akcin mehmet at akcin.net
Sat Aug 13 02:07:03 UTC 2016


On a serious note, what are the providers out there that can do a decent
secondary dns hosting service?. looks like a lot of people stopped offering
this service for bulk amount of domains at reasonable price. Let's say
(100K domains)

mehmet

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:

>
> In message <[email protected]
> mail.gmail.com>
> , Rubens Kuhl writes:
> > On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 3:28 PM, Filip Hruska <fhr at fhrnet.eu> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > If you are going the IaaS route, definitely checkout KnotDNS project.
> > > According to their benchmarks [1], it does much better than other DNS
> > > servers in about every workload.
> > >
> > >
> > The problem with KnotDNS/Yadifa/NSD is that they are too optimized for
> > servers with a small number of zones containing large numbers of records,
> > usually delegation-only. That is the use of TLD registries, but not the
> use
> > case of registrars...
> >
> > ... all those 3 are getting better in supporting large number of zones
> with
> > small number of records, but the canonical solution in that space is
> Power
> > DNS. Things that TLDs usually don't like, SQL-backend for instance, makes
> > perfect sense for this use case.
> >
> > Note that the only workload they tested is serving the root zone, not
> > multiple number of zones with variable number of RR-sets... so aligning
> the
> > testing with the actual use case is crucial to make good decisions.
> >
> > What I strongly support, though, is getting out of the BIND comfort zone.
>
> Named will support millions of zones and they don't need to be
> listed in named.conf.  BIND 9.11 supports catalog zone which is a
> meta zone which says what zones the server should configure itself
> for and where to transfer those zones from, etc.
>
> Mark
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