[Unbound-users] supported QPS

Ben benjo11111 at gmail.com
Wed May 2 07:16:55 UTC 2012

Hi Stephane,

Thanks for your kind response.We plan to use 2 caching servers with load 
balancers to handle very high load,Can you suggest what are the 
parameters , we need to set at OS side.we are using centos 6.2.

What is generic benchmark for unbound and QPS for caching dns server?

> On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 12:14:56PM +0530,
>   Ben<benjo11111 at gmail.com>  wrote
>   a message of 13 lines which said:
>> i wanted to know about unbound dns prior to implement in our very
>> high traffic networks.What is benchmarked QPS for unbound caching
>> DNS server.
> It depends on so many things (for instance, how the underlying OS
> handles UDP and IP) that I suggest that you benchmark yourself on your
> machines. And publishing qps results for caching servers is much more
> difficult than for authoritative servers since it depends on the cache
> state *and* on remote name servers.
> If you have a "very high traffic networks", you certainly also have a
> lab and a team for such benchmarks.

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