[Pdns-users] OpenDBX vs Generic-Mysql/Pgsql backends

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Mon Nov 12 19:40:20 UTC 2007

On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 05:33:58PM +0100, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> I'm searching for reasons why new PowerDNS users would choose the
> generic Mysql/PostgreSQL (gmysql) backends over the OpenDBX backend,
> apart from the fact that the OpenDBX backend isn't documented at
> doc.powerdns.com.
> The flexibility and marginal performance advantage of the OpenDBX
> backend over the gmysql backend make me tend to choose the former. Am
> I wrong?

I think it is a matter of choice. OpenDBX offers more features and more
backends, the Generic backends have seen more use and are 'battle hardened'.

We could merge OpenDBX as the preferred backend of course, and keep the
generic interface.


>         -JP
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