Bind - one pc,two ips ,two dns servers
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Dec 1 00:48:07 UTC 2008
> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>> servers or handling 24,000 queries per second as caching servers (NO,
>> BIND does not cut it). I have setup 'stealth' masters with slaves doing
> Your not as offay with BIND as you think you are if your BIND boxes cant
> handle 24K queries p/sec.
Heh. Glad you tried to support your claims of my lack of skill/knowledge
in running a BIND caching service with a souped up dual Xeon 3Ghz box
loaded with RAM in your other post.
My guesstimates for 24k queries/sec came from having six mail servers,
each configured to handle 800 connections. The actual figure could well
be much higher.
The dns caching box assigned to handle that load has two paltry Pentium
III 800Mhz cpus and a mere 1 GB of RAM. dnscache handles them without a
hiccup. BIND took the box out right after it was started. BIND is a
piece of rubbish as a caching server compared to that single-threaded,
authoritative server abusing dnscache.
I guess I should have added 'on the same hardware' when I did the
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