[Pdns-users] mysql-tests

erkan yanar erkan at linsenraum.de
Wed Apr 27 14:11:42 UTC 2011

Moin Bert,

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 03:15:27PM +0200, bert hubert wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 01:04:51AM +0200, erkan yanar wrote:
> > As Im missing any good data I created 6*10^6 entries for domains and
> > for every domain some entries in the records-table (about 66*10^6)
> That is a pretty good test! 6 million domains is around 2 million domains
> smaller than the largest deployment we know of.
> >   Queries per second:   10923.212970 qps
> Interesting. Post 3.0 we will be focussing on performance for a few
> releases. It may well be that we'll add guidance on which indexes to use.

In fact I did a new test (on sunday azlev forced me to use -q :):

 # ./dnsperf -d /var/tmp/pdns.list -q 4000 -s localhost

DNS Performance Testing Tool

Nominum Version

[Status] Processing input data
[Status] Sending queries (to
[Status] Testing complete


  Parse input file:     once
  Ended due to:         reaching end of file

  Queries sent:         494969 queries
  Queries completed:    494969 queries
  Queries lost:         0 queries

  Avg request size:     55 bytes
  Avg response size:    81 bytes

  Percentage completed: 100.00%
  Percentage lost:        0.00%

  Started at:           Sun Apr 24 02:50:44 2011
  Finished at:          Sun Apr 24 02:51:05 2011
  Ran for:              21.518132 seconds

  Queries per second:   23002.414894 qps

With pdns-cache it was easy doubled (with up to 1% Packet lost).

> > As I miss live/real data I would like to get into contact with some live/real-data.
> You can use tcpdump & dnsreplay perhaps?

Naa Im just a little dba. In fact I own 5 domains:)


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