Martin Levy: last year, we fixed IPv6 – now, we need to fix DNS …

By | March 21, 2017

The always entertaining Martin Levy from Cloudflare entertained and thrilled the participants in the Cisco-Polytechnique symposium about how he didn’t get what the big deal about. IP4-to-IPv6 transitioning was: they’d done so, with no ill effects, and urged the audience to follow on.

This year, Martin was equally provocative….see below …

Yup, DNS is broken for IPv6, and needs to be fixed, says Martin Levy, then lays out how.

And, lo and behold, Paul Mockapetris – the inventer of DNS – was in the audience, which lead to an entertaining debate.

Paul Mockapetris – the inventer of DNS at the Symposium …

Debating how to “fix DNS” with Martin Levy:

Martin Levy discussing how to “fix DNS”

Category: Chaire Cisco Cisco Master-ACN Polytechnique Symposium

About Thomas Heide Clausen

A graduate of Aalborg University, Denmark (M.Sc., PhD – civilingeniør, cand.polyt), Thomas has, since 2004 been on faculty at Ecole Polytechnique, France’s premiere technical and scientific university, where he holds the Cisco “Internet of Everything” academic chaire. At Ecole Polytechnique, Thomas leads the computer networking research group. He has developed, and coordinates, the computer networking curriculum, and co-coordinates the Masters program in “Advanced Communication Networks” (ACN). He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed academic publications (which have attracted more than 10000 citations) and has authored and edited 20 IETF, Standards, has consulted for the development of IEEE 802.11s, and has contributed the routing portions of the recently ratified ITU-T G.9903 standard for G3-PLC networks – upon which, e.g., the current SmartGrid & ConnectedEnergy initiatives are built. He serves on the scientific council of ThinkSmartGrids (formerly: SmartGridsFrance).