DNS server performance

Henning Schulzrinne <schulzrinne@cs.columbia.edu> Thu, 28 October 1999 19:40 UTC

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What kind of query rates can a good DNS server sustain these days? Any
order-of-magnitude design values or something specific such as "a Sega
Dreamcast running SegaOS and bind 8.7 can sustain a rate of 100
'standard' queries a second" would be very helpful.
Henning Schulzrinne   http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~hgs