[dnsdist] PowerDNS presentations at UKNOF today, live streamed

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at powerdns.com
Thu Apr 21 08:06:25 UTC 2016


UKNOF34 is being held in Manchester, UK today. On the schedule (which 
you can find at 
- select your timezone at the top) you will find two talks by our Bert 
Hubert: (times in this email are in UTC)

10:45 - 11:15 dnsdist: DNS, latency and DoS-aware load balancing’
"dnsdist is a highly DNS-, DoS- and abuse-aware loadbalancer. Its goal 
in life is to route traffic to the best server, delivering top 
performance to legitimate users while shunting or blocking abusive 
This recently released open source product has proven to be widely 
useful in protecting DNS infrastructure & providing optimal service in 
the face of malicious traffic. It has also turned out to be surprisingly 
useful in 'fixing up what is wrong', on one occasion saving a 100k home 
gateway rollout from replacement. In this presentation, we'll outline 
the why and wherefore of dnsdist, including several common usecases.

15:15 - 15:30 Implementing "safe browsing" cost effectively using open 
source DNS’
Some governments have pressured service providers into providing 'safe 
browsing'. In other countries, this is being explored as well. DNS has 
been chosen by a number of subscribers as a cost effective way of 
supplying such 'safe' browsing. In this presentation, we'll outline how 
PowerDNS Recursor (open source) hooks can be utilized to implement 
selective access to DNS either on a per-user or even on a per-device 

There should be a live stream at http://uknof.bogons.net/uknof34.html 
when the conference starts.

If you have questions about any of these subjects, please follow up to 
the right list, or to me privately. Thank you!

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
PowerDNS.COM BV - https://www.powerdns.com/

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