[dns-operations] A new (bad) idea for DNS: Distributed DNS Implementation in IpV6

David Ulevitch davidu at everydns.net
Fri Dec 7 20:51:32 UTC 2007

Lutz Donnerhacke wrote:
> * David Ulevitch wrote:
>> If you can understand it past the abstract, you are better than me.
> You did not quote the motivation for this proposal:
>  There are huge numbers of IP address in IpV6. Moreover, there may be use
>  case for multi domain names associated with a sigle IP address. DNS
>  implementation currently used may encounter overload traffic in root DNS
>  servers.
> => The huge IPv6 address space causes a Root DNS breakdown.

The existence of a big number causes the root-servers to breakdown?

They aren't all running BIND anymore... I'm sure they can deal with 
integer overflows gracefully.  ( Just kidding, Paul.  I love you, and 
vixie cron. )


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