Performance tuning

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Nov 26 17:39:25 UTC 2012

What a delightfully vague requirement. :)

I would push back a bit on exactly what problems are attempted to be
solved here. The BIND defaults are about as efficient as they can be,
especially so in later versions.


On 11/26/2012 11:01 AM, Adamiec, Lawrence wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been tasked with authoring a DNS report "to achieve optimal
> performance."  The report must include:
> CPU usage
> memory usage
> bandwidth usage
> throughput
> latency
> I have found some information regarding the number of queries processed
> per minute but nothing of value for the above areas.
> Is there some documentation that discusses the above areas?
> We are running BIND 9.6-ESV-R5-P1, Solaris 10 on a SPARC server.  My
> report will include the fact we must upgrade from BIND 9.6-ESV-R5-P1
> Thank you in advance.
> Larry
> Lawrence Adamiec
> UNIX Mgr
> IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

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