Blogs

Last modified: January 30, 2014
  • Implementing Highly Memory-Efficient Zone Data in BIND 10

    Over the last several months, we’ve been working on improving (reducing) memory footprint of the BIND 10′s authoritative DNS server, b10-auth. The result is pretty satisfactory so far. According to my recent experiments, actual memory footprint after loading various types of zones is generally just a half of what would be needed in BIND 9. And, even if the BIND

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  • Join us at NANOG 56

    Headed to NANOG 56 in Dallas? I’ll be there, hoping to chat with people who are interested in trying out the alpha or beta releases of BIND10… if you’d like to connect, leave me a note and we’ll make plans. Looking forward to it… Larissa

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  • Why We (Still) Need BIND 10

    Several years ago, ISC started the BIND 10 project. As part of the effort to kick-start the effort, Joao Damas and Paul Vixie wrote a paper called The Need for BIND 10. It’s been almost 4 years, and we have recently released the first BIND 10 alpha. It is worth asking, do we still need BIND 10? Open Source vs.

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  • BIND 10 Alpha Is Here!

    BIND 10 is ISC’s next generation of BIND, the most widely used DNS server on the internet. Now in its fourth year, BIND 10 has reached a major milestone: the Alpha Release of our authoritative nameserver! BIND 10 alpha is available now, with the Beta being released toward the end of 2012. The DHCP implementation and recursive resolver are both planned to

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  • Introduction

    One of the things that I’m keen to get off the ground here at ISC is the measurement of quality. In the past few weeks since I’ve arrived, a lot of talk has been bandied about regarding quality, and specifically, improving it. Now, I’ve got some definite ideas about how to move towards that goal, and I know there is

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