How does BIND 9 scale with multithreading?
seisen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 10:39:39 UTC 2010
2010/9/29 Eivind Olsen <eivind at aminor.no>
> Does anyone know if there are any benchmarks out in the public, which
> could give some insight into how well BIND 9 scales with multithreading?
> I've tried looking on this list, and googling, but haven't found anything
> To be a bit more specific - I'm not sure what a good option for server
> hardware would be for a recursive DNS server. On one hand, the Sun (ok,
> Oracle) Niagara/Coolthreads architecture seems to work nicely enough, but
> maybe I'd be better off with some generic Intel/AMD based solution with
> fewer threads/cores but higher GHz per thread?
i did some test and Niagara (T1000 / T5240) performs badly (response time
and rate) compared to Intel/AMD
some numbers at 75% cpu
T1000 6 cores / 24threads ~10ms 600 queries/second
2-core AMD 1210 1.8ghz: ~0.6ms 7000 queries/second
8-core Intel E5410 2.33ghz: ~0.6ms 70000 queries/second
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