Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/dist/bind
To: Greywolf <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/03/2003 11:46:08
> Returning to topic, sort of:
> If a DNS server *requires* 4CPUs and 8GB of RAM to perform at blinding
> speeds, or even if such a configuration is recommended for DNS, something
> is very wrong.
> 				--*greywolf;
> --
> NetBSD: Dave Barry is working on our motto.

You do not need 4CPU/8Gb to run a root DNS server. So the counter-existence
proof stands. (ISC run dual backed instances on single CPU, 1G memory boxes, for
the F-root anycast cloud)

NSD runs on 'comparable' hardware with higher packetrate. Or smaller.