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There is an old slides by Cricket Liu  A Survey of DNS Tools  It contains a comparison of nslookup, dig, host, doc, dnswalk, dnsparse and h2n. Slides were presented in February 1993 so they are really old.

Personally I prefer Perl DNS tools. For more general page please see an excellent  DNS tools site.

The simplest classification of DNS tools would be

 

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[Jun 19, 2008] DNSSEC-Tools 1.4 by Wes Hardaker

About: The DNSSEC-Tools package is a collection of tools, scripts, Perl modules, C libraries, and application patches that are useful for DNS zone administrators and end users to deploy DNS Security (DNSSEC).

Changes: Many improvements were made to the documentation, trust anchor management, key rollover, and zone signing. The validating library has received a number of improvements. There is a new shim library that can be used to bring any application into DNSSEC compliance without recompiling it. Many other changes were made

[Aug 20, 2006] Perl DNS Tools

MID

The Machine Inventory Database (MID) is a Perl-based CGI interface to manage the machines on and off your network, both from the IP assignment perspective and the asset-tracking perspective. On top of acting as a frontend to a handful of MySQL tables, it handles IP assignment and acts as a frontend to the configuration files for BIND, YP, and DHCPD to reduce the chance for typos in the configuration files which tend to bring down service.

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