[Pdns-users] This can't be right - DNS Load Test Results
duane at e164.org
Fri Nov 30 23:26:29 UTC 2007
Max Clark wrote:
> I recently ran a series of dns load tests against various dns servers
> and have been greatly surprised by the results
> (http://www.clarksys.com/2007/11/20/dns_load_testing_results/) - in
> this test PDNS was slightly faster than TinyDNS and half as fast as
> BIND. Because the query set was highly repetitive during the test I
> would have expected PDNS to cache the results and serve subsequent
> queries from this cache. That does not seem to have been the case
> here. I am preparing a lab environment to run additional tests to
> validate these initial results and would appreciate any input from the
> PDNS community for configuration.
Oh and tinydns won't perform any/much better with a ram drive etc
because it compresses the data file/memory to use less resources it will
eat up all the CPU it can instead.
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