Blogs

Last modified: January 30, 2014
  • Software Robustness and BIND 10

    Introduction We have been discussing exceptions on the BIND 10 developers mailing list. Exceptions are a technique used by most modern programming languages that allow you to alter the normal flow of programs in unusual cases. My hope is that exceptions can be part of a larger strategy for increasing the robustness of BIND 10. I gave a talk about

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  • SNS@ISC Mission Critical Services

    ISC resources and expertise that have served so many public benefit organizations and global TLDs since 1998 are now available with a Service Level Agreement and committed response times to address the needs of commercial businesses. Described as a no-nonsense service, SNS@ISC meets the needs of organizations that have in-house DNS expertise but recognize the importance of DNS uptime and

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  • ISC Software Lifetimes

    By Jeremy C. Reed on September 14, 2009 5:32 PM ISC recently improved its software support lifetime and End-of-Life (EOL) policies. Previously, ISC only provided public development and commercial support for the latest major release version and the prior major release version. Also the next older major release version became EOL six months after the latest major release was announced.

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  • BIND 10 The Story So Far…

    By Shane Kerr, BIND 10 Programme Manager BIND 10 is, briefly, a re-design and re-write of BIND 9. BIND 9 is itself a re-design and re-write of BIND 8. BIND 9 is by far the most widely used DNS server on the Internet (one estimate is something like 80% of DNS servers). For ISC, and I think for the DNS

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