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Wednesday, April 9 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Extensible Host Resolution in Traffic Server

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The Traffic Server team is working on a new approach to handlling host network address resolution. User requirements have outgrown the current simple caching approach.

This talk will discuss the current issues and the new proposed implementation and API. This will provide a framework for much greater modularization of resolution, in particular the ability of plugin developers to provide their own resolvers. We will discuss how this can be used to solve specific deployment issues such as failover, load balancing, and access to server farm data without involving DNS servers.The Traffic Server team is working on a new approach to handlling host network address resolution. User requirements have outgrown the current simple caching approach.

This talk will discuss the current issues and the new proposed implementation and API. This will provide a framework for much greater modularization of resolution, in particular the ability of plugin developers to provide their own resolvers. We will discuss how this can be used to solve specific deployment issues such as failover, load balancing, and access to server farm data without involving DNS servers.

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Alan M. Carroll

Senior Technical Yahoo, Yahoo!
I started coding when I was 9, went professional at 14, and never looked back. My first big project was Epoch, the original X-Windowing version of GNU Emacs. I worked at a small startup until it was, through a string of acquisitions, acquired by Cisco. I worked on security and firewall management software until leaving Cisco due to a site shutdown. I ran my own product and then consulting firm (Network Geographics) until I was hired away from... Read More →


Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:00am - 9:50am
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