BIND vs ncsd

Pete Russell pete at ENITECH.COM.AU
Fri Jul 15 13:17:26 IST 2005

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> can we extend this thread into a healthy discussion (and not another 
> holy war) based on our personal experiences and benchmarks?
> - dhawal
Hope so - i have no barrow to push, i just want efficiency and simplicity.

Drew Marshall wrote:
 > Depending on quantity of mail processed you may well want to look at
 > holding the RBL, SURBL etc zone files locally and running DNSBL to serve
 > them so you don't make so many 'cross Internet' zone queries. This will
 > also speed up your mail processing especially as loads of spam tests seem
 > to be heading towards DNS style look ups.
 > Drew

I only do around 6-10k per day, usualy closer to 6k. So not heaps.

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