[Pdns-users] TinyDNS backend for PowerDNS

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat Mar 15 12:20:11 UTC 2008

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 04:56:27PM +0100, Radek Hladik wrote:
> 	I've noticed the request for TinyDNS backend for PowerDNS in TODO 
> 	list and I've decided to code something like that. The good news are that 
> the backend is in beta state and looks working, the bad news are that its 

Cool Radek! This backend can read tinydns zone files?

> 	See http://powerdns.cybersales.cz/ for more details, download, 
> 	etc... I would like to receive any feedback, ideas, etc... The code still 
> needs a lot of work and improvements but should be working.

The main mismatch is indeed that PowerDNS expects backend to not know about
DNS, not do wildcard processing, not follow CNAME chains etc etc. 

Have you measured bulk performance, so how many queries/second you can
safely do? The dnsreplay program in the powerdns tarball might be of use

Good luck!

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