Comparing query rates (was Re: 9.2.5 db causes high cpu?)

Brad Knowles brad at
Tue Feb 22 21:24:44 UTC 2005

At 4:34 PM +0000 2005-02-22, Paul Vixie wrote:

>  one of the things OARC is on the hook for in terms of our nsf grant
>  (see and please consider joining!) is to put
>  together a persistent testbed/lab.

	That would be very cool.

>                                      i'd hope for regular "bakeoffs"
>  of dns performance using consistent data, test generators, network
>  switches, and so on.

	One thing I'd like to see is a test suite specification that 
could be used elsewhere.  I know that the numbers wouldn't be 
directly comparable, but I think it would be very useful to be able 
to use basically the same test suite as used in the OARC benchmark 

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