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RE: Would anyone be interested (SQL/Bind)

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Tue Mar 13 05:06:32 2001

> From: Steven J. Sobol [mailto:sjsobol@NorthShoreTechnologies.net]
> Sent: Monday, March 12, 2001 5:44 PM

> On Mon, 12 Mar 2001, David R. Conrad wrote:
> 
> > I might point out that BIND version 9 comes with a 
> Postgres/SQL sample 
> > "simple database interface" driver that permits the storage 
> of DNS zone 
> > data in a Postgres/SQL database.  Zone data is extracted 
> from the database 
> > per query (the data does not need to be extracted and BIND 
> reloaded).  If 
> > the DNS load is too high to support SQL queries on a 
> per-DNS query basis, 
> > using a stealth primary would most likely work.
> 
> I'll take a look at that. It might be a good idea to make it 
> modular, if
> it isn't already modular[0], so that people could create 
> "plugins" that
> work with other databases. Personally, I'm going to see how 
> much work is
> involved in porting the code to MySQL, since I don't use Postgres.

If "other databases" include Oracle 8i, I might be interested. Might as well
put it on a production-ready DBMS.





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