[dns-operations] 86198 queries per second from BIND 9

Chris Wilson wilsotc at ufl.edu
Sun Feb 18 00:29:13 UTC 2007

Almost certainly a standard Linux distributions compiler options for bind9. 
I get 2 orders of magnitude better performance by recompiling bind9 from 
source than from the binary that's distributed with Redhat AS4.4.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RLVaughn" <Randy_Vaughn at baylor.edu>
To: "Chris Wilson" <wilsotc at ufl.edu>
Cc: <dns-operations at mail.oarc.isc.org>; <olaf at nlnetlabs.nl>
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 9:41 AM
Subject: Re: [dns-operations] 86198 queries per second from BIND 9

> Chris Wilson wrote:
>> I'm getting 45,000 qps from a $1200 HP Procurve DL320 G5.  Should be
>> able to get 200,000 qps from a dual quad core xeon for about $5000.
>> Not bad for 1U of rack space.
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> I admit I am a relative newcomer here and I don't always pay full 
> attention to
> things, but it took me a while dig up this rather dusty thread.  Back in 
> May,
> Olaf from NLNet added this in a footnote in his thread contribution:
> "At this moment we are upgrading the lab to use a dual 1.6Gb Pentium
> processor box and a 1 Gb network. We are hitting some sort of barrier
> and we are not sure if it is the network interface."
> I am wondering how that barrier turned out.

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