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[Unbound-users] Unbound vs MS Resolver

Olaf Kolkman
Fri May 30 11:13:16 CEST 2014


On 30 mei 2014, at 09:22, unbound at strotmann.de wrote:

> Hello Olaf,
> 
> Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>> 
>> Folk,
>> 
>> We recently got a query from somebody in the industry asking how
>> Unbound compares to Windows Resolver performance in terms of qps and
>> CPU (memory is under user control).
>> 
>> All our benchmarking is Unix based and we never really did a
>> comparison ourselves. Is there somebody on this list that has
>> performed such measurements, or knows of a reference?
>> 
> 
> I have a working setup where I could test Unbound vs. MS DNS (the setup
> where I do regression tests on the Unbound packages I compile) and would
> be very interested in the results as well. The machines are not too
> powerful (dual-core with 8GB RAM) compared to todays standards.
> 

Perfect!!!

> I'm pretty busy the next two weeks, but could do the tests later in June
> (if that helps).

Hey, I am the one asking a favor ;-) 

> Is the query about comparing Unbound on Windows with MS DNS, or
> comparing Unbound on Unix/Linux with Win DNS?


The former.

—Olaf
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