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  • From: Mauricio Pasquier Juan <mauricio AT>
  • To: discuss AT
  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] Alternatives to BIND?
  • Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:24:39 -0300

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 04:23:07PM -0500, Alex M (Coyo) wrote:
> Hint method? If you would be so kind, I would really appreciate it if
> someone would let me know what I'm supposed to duck/google to learn
> more about this hint method. thank you in advance.

it's one of the different methods of setting up a DNS server:

> On 04/10/2013 04:00 PM, webmaster AT wrote:
> >We use it over at blockaid. Very robust. I've been recommending it
> >for a while, but I always get shot down. :p
> >
> >You would be using the hint method if you went with it.
> >*From: * "Alex M (Coyo)" <coyo AT>
> >What do you guys think about PowerDNS?
> >
> >
> >
> >Seems like a decent resolver.
> >
> >On 04/10/2013 02:48 PM, Alex M (Coyo) wrote:
> >>speaking of bind and the unreasonable demands for ram it really
> >>shouldn't need, does anyone here have some suggestions on
> >>alternatives to bind?
> >>
> >>what other authoritative and resolving nameserver daemons would
> >>be suggested if one wanted to avoid using bind?
> >>
> >>the usecase i have in mind are very large scale deployments
> >>(hundreds of thousands of users) such as that seen in large
> >>broadband carrier networks.
> >>
> >>i'm thinking more in terms of load balanced server clusters
> >>behind a pair of static ip addresses assigned by dhcp, dual
> >>stack. the servers must support ipv6, and ideally would be
> >>amenable to load balancing.
> >


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