Bind9 on VMWare

Ray Bellis ray at
Wed Jan 13 12:50:31 UTC 2016

On 13/01/2016 12:44, Reindl Harald wrote:

> where did you read that?
> we don't run *anything* on physical machines and all our nameservers
> (auth, caching with a mix of bind/unbound/rbldnsd) as anything else runs
> on top of VMware vSphere 5.5, previously 4.1/5.0 since 2008

ISTR that some of the Dyn guys presented at DNS-OARC in Warsaw that they
found substantially worse behaviour running this sort of traffic using
virtualisation when compared to light-weight containers.


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