Favorite DNS?

Steven Alligood steve at bluehost.com
Tue Jul 24 12:28:37 MDT 2007

It is actually a series of proprietary scripts that interact with 
cpanel, which probably won't help a whole lot.

Basically, they all use perl and Net::DNS::Zone::Parser to parse out 
BIND style zone files and then check against the mydns database for 
adds/deletes of rows.


Matthew Walker wrote:
> On Tue, July 24, 2007 11:58 am, Steven Alligood wrote:
>> We moved to MyDNS, since everything is in mysql, with a MyDNS cache and
>> a mysql cache, most of the well-used zones are always ready, and it
>> starts in about 2 seconds.  That is saying something since we now have
>> over 330,000 zones in it.  It is an incredibly good DNS server for that
>> many records.  It is more work than BIND since you have to deal with
>> mysql as well, but worth it for the advantages in handling large amounts
>> of zones.
> Wow. Thanks for sharing this! I had always figured MyDNS was nice for my small time
> hosting, but to hear that it's handling hundreds of thousands of zones flawlessly is
> great.
> If you have any management scripts you don't mind sharing, I'd love to take a look at them.

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