BIND is open source software that implements the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols for the Internet. The latest version of BIND 9.10.4-P1 on
May 26, 2016 It is a reference implementation of those protocols, but it is also production-grade software, suitable for use in high-volume and high-reliability applications. The name BIND stands for “Berkeley Internet Name Domain”, because the software originated in the early 1980s at the University of California at Berkeley.
BIND 9.10.4-P1 addresses Windows installation issues, the %z modifier is not supported under Windows and a race condition in the rbt/rbtdb implementation resulting in named exiting due to assertion failures being detected.