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Multiple DNS Providers to Mitigate DDoS Attacks

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 07, 2017

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against Domain Name System (DNS) providers are increasing in number and scale with the proliferation of insecure IoT devices. While DNS providers have various methods of protecting themselves against such attacks, one of the ways for a website to protect itself is to use multiple DNS providers.

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Amazon Announces AWS Shield for DDoS Protection

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 03, 2016

At the recent re:Invent 2016 event, Amazon announced a new service called AWS Shield, which provides customers with protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. This announcement comes just over a month after Amazon was impacted by a DDoS attack on a DNS provider that Amazon used, Dynamic Network Services (Dyn).

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Nomulus: Google’s Open-Source TLD Registry Platform

by Jona Fenocchi Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 28, 2016

Google announces newly open-sourced cloud platform for creating and managing generic TLDs. Dubbed Nomulus, the AppEngine-powered platform helps domain registries by reducing the technological barriers to entering the market — from scaling their product to just getting started.

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Microsoft Announces Azure DNS General Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 30, 2016

On September 26th, Microsoft announced the Azure DNS service has reached General Availability (GA) in all public Azure regions. Azure DNS allows customers to host their DNS domain in Azure, so they can manage their DNS records using the same credentials, billing and support contract as their other Azure services.

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Consul 0.7 Adds Atomic K/V Updates, ACL Replication and Improved Protocol Robustness

by Grischa Ekart Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 22, 2016

Last week, Hashicorp released version 0.7 of Consul its open-source distributed service discovery and configuration tool. Tagged a "very large release", it introduces transactions for key/value updates, replication of ACLs across datacenters, improvements to its Raft and Gossip protocol implementations and optimisation of corresponding timings.

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Jare.io, an Instant and Free CDN

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 25, 2016

Jare.io, touted as a free Content Delivery Network (CDN), is essentially a wrapper over Amazon’s CloudFront.

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Remotely Exploitable GlibC DNS Bug Discovered

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 17, 2016 1

A recently discovered buffer overflow in the DNS resolution of GLibC, which has been present since 2008, has the potential to be remotely exploitable and crash a significant number of Linux applications. InfoQ investigates.

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Rust 1.0 Alpha Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 14, 2015

The Rust programming language moves closer to its milestone 1.0 with the release of Rust 1.0 Alpha. It represents a marked improvement in code quality since the fall and provides interested developers a chance to use the language in a manner near its final 1.0 form.

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Service Discovery with Consul

by Carlos Sanchez Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 13, 2015

HashiCorp Consul is a solution for service discovery and configuration, designed to run distributed, highly available and scalable to thousands of nodes.

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Amazon Route 53, a DNS Server in the Cloud

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 06, 2010

Amazon is offering a new cloud service called Route 53 providing all the functionality needed to run a DNS server in their cloud without any maintenance overhead and using the pay-as-you-go model common to all AWS services.

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