Bind V9 and hosting lots of Domains
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Fri Mar 3 00:15:49 UTC 2000
In article <38BEDB5F.A59A9455 at daimlerchrysler.com>,
Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
>Mike Dimmick wrote:
>> but surely it's less often that an admin will look
>> directly at the stored zone file? A direct binary dump of the database
>> would seem more logical to me, with an additional tool to convert to
>> text format if a human does need to read the info, or to export to a
>> different name server package.
>BIND 9, a total rewrite of BIND, currently in early beta, promises a
>variety of backend datastores. Check out
Cisco's Network Registrar (the product they acquired when they bought
American Internet) is based on database technology as well, so it
supposedly starts up instantly.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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