[linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour

Jeremy McLeod jeremym@chroot.net
Wed Nov 13 18:30:06 PST 2002

On Wed Nov 13, 2002 at 06:26:09PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Also, we always suspected that the throughput of BIND (any version)
> sucked, but recently have been seeing confirmation from competiting
> products.  Notably, MyDNS has proven to have an order of magnitude
> better transction-handling capacity, despite being back-ended into a
> MySQL database.

That's actually due to temporary in-memory caching of authoritative
data.  It's a great design, but an rdbms-backed DNS server is a bit
overkill for most sites.

Jeremy McLeod

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