namebench

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Free (GPL) Source code
Language:
English
OS:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
Latest version:
1.3.1
Last month's downloads:
5,958
Size:
5.0 MB
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  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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namebench 1.3.1 06/09/10 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Find out what's the fastest DNS service for you

Jon Riggall

Recent changes

  • Ability to upload & share your results online
  • Display DNS server versions and nodenames in the HTML output (mouseover)
  • Graphical interface updated
  • Fast/Slow toggle for health check speed
  • New datasets available (updated Alexa, cache miss, cache hit, cache mix)
  • Direct importation of pcap files generated by tcpdump and wireshark.
  • OARC port diversity checks included
  • Updated server listing
  • Updated libraries (dnspython, jinja2)
Pros
  • Compares many DNS server speeds
  • Easy to use
  • Detailed results
  • No installation
Cons
  • Few configuration options
  • Doesn't work well with some networks

"Doesn't work under OS X Mountain Lion."

  • 2.0
  • 2.0
  • usability5
  • Stability1
  • Installation10
  • Functionality5
  • Appearance5

This crashes under the latest version of Mac OS X. There is a workaround but it's too complex to bother with.

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