[Unbound-users] Which operating system is more suitable to run?unbound ?
alex at digriz.org.uk
Wed Dec 1 08:53:18 UTC 2010
usk daemon <daemon.usk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Now, we want to use unbound. Do not know that the operating system
> more suitable for unbound provide higher performance and stability?
> Solaris 10 x86 is still Freebsd 7.3 or FreeBSD 8.1? 64-bit or 32-bit?
Lab tests and just "what are you more comfortable maintaining" should
answer this. If everything goes wrong, can you fix/diagnose a Solaris
box quicker than a FreeBSD box? If to you the costs of maintaining each
OS is equal, then why not use both?
If you anycast your deployment of DNS servers it is easy enough to light
up and extinguish differing resolvers when they develop faults:
http://www.digriz.org.uk/ha-ospf-anycast - Linux/Cisco but adaptable
There is actually some weight and sensibility to have a variety of OS's
to provision a service (and by extension a mix of DNS software). For
example, say a vulnerability is found in one of the two OS's you use,
only one of your resolvers is exploitable.
Sorry for the non-answer, but 'both' is also in my opinion a good
.sigmonster says: Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill.
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