Up to 1000 CNAMEs in a zone, will it work ???

Lars-Johan Liman liman at sunet.se
Tue Nov 16 16:39:56 UTC 1999

jsdy at cospo.osis.gov:
> The problem is we may have up to 1000 members. From what I have read
> on BIND it has no "in source" limitations. But, will it be memory
> consuming/slow ???

The gTLD servers that run the .COM domain, have more than 4 (5?)
million names in the same zone. Take a h-ll of a lot of memory (about
1.5 GB!), and quite some time to load (10-15 min.), but runs well with
standard BIND once it's all in there.

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