[dns-operations] DNS server benchmarking sanity check

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Tue Aug 16 02:43:45 UTC 2016

Jared Mauch wrote:
> Moving from using send() to sendmsg() can help performance ...

i would expect recvmmsg() (vs. recvmsg()) to yield bigger results. using 
a kernel/user mode transition to move a single query is crazy.

> Simply put, this is the one case where I would still use
> FreeBSD>  Linux.  Other than that, my personal pains w/ FreeBSD caused me
> to leave their ecosystem.

things got a lot better on freebsd as of 10.

P Vixie

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