BIND 9.x caching Performance under heavy loads

Janne Liimatainen jeppe at
Mon Jun 6 07:23:46 UTC 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005, roy.mongiovi at wrote:

> using system malloc.  We're currently in the process of testing bind
> 9.2.5, compiled with ISC_MEM_USE_INTERNAL_MALLOC.  No configuration
> changes have been made: we're using the default cache cleaning interval
> and unlimited cache size.  The internal malloc version has been running
> for a week now without a restart, which would have been completely
> impossible for the system malloc version.  I'm cautiously optimistic.

This seems to have fixed it for us also. Running for a few weeks without 
any problems so far.

> Is this a linux only problem?  Bind runs on so many systems, how could

Redhat AS 2.1 here.


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