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Re: [Xen-users] DNS servers as guests?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] DNS servers as guests?
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Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 10:23:49 -0600
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> What sort of slow?  Five seconds before you get a reply?  If it's a few
> seconds before you get a reply then you have something else wrong, if
> it's just that you can do 10,000 queries a second (!) then you probably
> don't have enough memory or vcpus in the guest.

If I time it loosely, I'd say maybe 3 1/2 seconds before the page changes on 
firefox for example.
It's a Centos 5.2 guest running bind for internal DNS services. I gave it 256MB 
of memory to 512MB. It's barely using memory when it's working on a resolve and 
CPU usage is negligible as well.

it's not terribly slow, just curious if it should be about as quick as a stand 
alone or not.
Like I've said in another thread, perhaps it's as simple as keeping machines 
which must run as fast as possible as stand alone, dunno, just starting to get 
on my feet with the whole setup I've been building.


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