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Linux.com: My Domains, MyDNS

Feb 26, 2006, 09:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"MyDNS is a domain name server designed to work with an external SQL database, specifically MySQL or PostgreSQL. The most recent version of MyDNS was released last month, but I've been using it for quite some time for my own domains, and have set it up on other servers for a few other folks as well. It's reliable, stable, and easy to administer.

"Why would you want to use MyDNS rather than the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND), which is pretty much the standard name server? First, BIND is dangerously close to a monoculture when it comes to name servers -- if BIND has a major security issue, most of the Internet suddenly has a major security issue..."

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