Migrating DNS servers, need advice on hardware

Sten Carlsen stenc at s-carlsen.dk
Sat Sep 19 21:13:13 UTC 2009

A very decent performance can be achieved on a K6 330MHz with 128MB,
also running all sorts of other servers. This HW is from about 1995 and
still sufficient for BIND and more.

Kaya Saman wrote:
> Frank Bulk wrote:
>> Perhaps the inverse would be more interesting: what's the lowest-spec
>> hardware that could host an OS that would run the latest version of
>> BIND. =)
>> Frank
> Silly guess, but a cell phone running linux?? (with static IP could be
> a mobile domain server)
> As stated previously I have it running on 440MHz SPARC currently with
> 360MB RAM..... I guess this could be pushed down to a PI or PII, --- I
> am aware of the differences between the CISC based 64bit SPARC chip
> and the RISC based 32bit Intel ;-) incase any one has any objections...
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Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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