50 million records under one domain using Bind

Vinay Y S vinay at vys.in
Thu Dec 18 16:31:37 UTC 2008

> If you plan to use a plain zone file for the 50 million records,
> rather than using a separate backend database, you may want to

What are the backend database options available? Is bind-sdb active
developed and is it production ready?

> precompile your zone file by named-compilezone.  It will make load
> time twice as short as it is with the plain text format.

Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a shot. Currently text file with 50
million records is taking 10 minutes to load on a machine with 16GB
RAM and dual quad-core processors.

Vinay Y S

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