Could nsd handle the future ".eu" ?

Erik Rozendaal erik at
Wed Oct 27 10:58:41 UTC 2004

Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
> Isn't it possible to run the zone compiler on a separate, cheap machine, 
> and transfer the compiled zone to the production server using e.g. ttcp?
> A 64GB single-CPU opteron should be nice and cheap, and can also be used 
> to test a new NSD before running it on the production server.

The main cost is the memory (about $35,000.-), not the CPUs. Also, each 
Opteron CPU is currently limited to 8 DIMMs, so there is a maximum of 16 
GB per CPU (2 GB per DIMM is the current maximum I think).


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