[dns-operations] DNS perf benchmarking tools

Mukund Sivaraman muks at isc.org
Thu Apr 3 13:08:27 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 06:35:30PM +0530, Mukund Sivaraman wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2014 at 12:40:55PM +0000, Brett Carr wrote:
> > Is there a standardized/most commonly used tool to benchmark
> > performance of a DNS server implementation.
> > 
> > We usually use “queryperf” which is delivered as part of the BIND
> > distribution, this takes an input file of queries, sends them to a
> > designated server and then reports on the performance:
> There is also dnsperf from Nominum and queryperf++ that Jinmei wrote on
> top of libdns++ from the BIND 10 distribution.
> http://nominum.com/measurement-tools/
> https://github.com/jinmei/queryperfpp

You may also be interested in CZ.NIC's benchmarking software which they
use to test Knot against various implementations:


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