[dns-operations] DNS benchmark platform @ OARC

Sebastian Castro sebastian at nzrs.net.nz
Sun Apr 15 20:28:45 UTC 2012

On 14/04/12 01:13, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> Hi all,

Hi Ondrej,

> as you might (or might not) know we now have our own authoritative
> DNS server implementation - Knot DNS.
> We often need to have nice graphs in slides, so we do performance
> benchmarks of our DNS server and others.  The problem is that any
> "statistics" made by vendor can be biased (and the bias doesn't
> have to be intentional, it could be just caused by certain way of
> thinking).
> So we were thinking that DNS-OARC would be ideal platform to prepare
> methodology for measuring DNS servers performace and it could also do
> the tests as an "independent" laboratory.
> As I know that DNS-OARC lacks resources I propose that we can start
> by preparing some kickstart document and then make this as a collaborative
> effort to prepare methodology which would be objective.

I like the idea of thinking of a methodology for doing the performance
benchmarking. I like it so much, that on last OARC workshop I presented
a tool that goes along the way of a methodology for testing
authoritative nameservers.


Given others pointed out about the OARC testbed, we need to work on a
document now :) Count me in.


> Thoughts?
> O.
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