Presentation on theme: "DNS: Brave new worlds Tim Deegan HEAnet conference November 2005."— Presentation transcript:
DNS: Brave new worlds Tim Deegan HEAnet conference November 2005
Academic ideas on the future of the DNS: –Fixing current/future problems – with science! –Changes to the architecture of the DNS. –Keeping the clients and the protocol. Not: –IETF work: DNSSEC, EDNS*, new types. –Non-DNS name services: Active Names et al. –DNS measurement.
The DNS: boxes and arrows root ie dcu.ie
1. Distribute! dcu.ie
In summary Three possible new directions for the DNS Distribute: copy everything everywhere P2P: shuffle everything around Centralize: move the complexity Will we see any of this? Up to you…
References Distribution Kangasharju and Ross, A Replicated Architecture for the Domain Name System, Infocom 2000 Malone, The root of the matter: hints or slaves, IMC 2004 Handley and Greenhalgh, The Case for Pushing DNS, HOTNETS 2005 P2P Cox et al., Serving DNS using a Peer-to-Peer Lookup Service, IPTPS 2002 Ramasubramanian and Sirer, The Design and Implementation of a Next Generation Name Service for the Internet, SIGCOMM 2004 Centralizing Deegan et al., The Main Name System: An exercise in centralized computing, CCR 35(5), 2005 Tim Deegan