The Domain Name System (DNS) playing a very important role in today Internet where it saves our time to remember all those web site IP addresses. What the DNS actually doing is actually it helps us to convert those entire domain names like Google.com, Yahoo.com, tech.david-cheong.com into their server IP addresses.
DNS Benchmark is a freeware which that allow you to test the performance of difference DNS server so that you may select the one which offer the best response time. Most of the user will use the DNS that provided by the ISP, but have you compare How fast/slow, reliable or not the DNS servers that provided by your ISP to resolve the domain name.
Many Internet power users stopped using their ISP’s DNS servers after discovering that they were actually slow down their browsing experience, besides that it may not reliable as other. So from the DNS benchmark, you may find out the answer for this and also able to find a better DNS server that can serve you better.
The program come with pre-configure list of DNS servers, it will also detect the current DNS servers IP that using by your system. The servers in the list are tested for different characteristics which also involves testing for ‘redirection’ behaviour. The performance and reliability of the servers are compared with each other. Results which are continuously updated while the benchmark is underway are displayed in the form of bar graph which makes it easy to see the results. A detailed result is also displayed for each of servers which can be used by network experts. A conclusion tab is present which explain the overall result in simple English for non technical users. The results can be saved to a csv or file or can also be copied to clipboard.
The DNS Benchmark is free and no installation needed. It also able to run on all version of window.