[dns-operations] DNS Performance Test Over TCP

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed May 22 18:49:29 UTC 2013

Joe Abley wrote:
> On 2013-05-22, at 14:12, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
>> It's not *that* hard to write a socket based application to do these types of things
> I think Francis' presentation at DNS-OARC in Dublin (see earlier links) confirms what you say, but in that presentation the *that* above was qualified to quite some degree.
> To put it another way, it looked to me like it's sufficiently hard that you don't want to write your own if someone else has already gone to the trouble of doing it for you :-)

the "manyhosts" program in bind8/contrib is a thread-aware interface to
the thread-safe version of the bind8 resolver. altering it to use tcp
and to do name->address rather than address->name, to make it into a
reasonable tcp test jig, is a few moments' work.

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