[Pdns-users] Mongo DB and Powerdns

Kenneth Marshall ktm at rice.edu
Tue Mar 15 12:41:02 UTC 2011

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 01:28:14PM +0100, bert hubert wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 07:34:15PM +0100, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> > To my knowledge there is no such back-end. What I have done is a
> > PowerDNS pipe back-end to CouchDB. Performance is lousy of course, but I
> > did it as a proof of concept, and it works ok. I've written about it at
> If the performance is lousy, it is not due to the pipe backend. People run
> it at very very high query rates. There is no reason why a pipe should be
> slower than (say) a TCP/IP socket to MySQL.
> I am aware of several "native" CouchDB backends, but none has been released
> pubicly as far as I know.
> 	Bert

The performance is bad when the query caches are disabled as is
documented in the perl code. Once those are enabled, it should


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