ANNOUNCEMENT: NSD 1.4.0 alpha 1

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Fri Nov 7 08:15:25 UTC 2003

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:36:56PM +0100,
 Erik Rozendaal <erik at> wrote 
 a message of 36 lines which said:

> responses are generated on-the-fly instead of being precompiled in 
> the database,

What are the consequences on performance? I thought that one reason
why nsd was so much faster (and does not load the CPU as much as BIND)
is the precompiled responses.

>         - Name compression is done dynamically, removing one other
>           difference with BIND in the responses generated (the full
>           query name is now used for compression).

If we start generating responses on-the-fly, what about round-robin?

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