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22 Sep 2011

Symantec, Responsys, and spam: perfect partners? Email
I was most displeased to find the message below in my spam folder today. It was sent by Responsys on behalf of Symantec. I know it is real because it has a valid DKIM signature from symantec-corporation.com.

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Stable link is https://www.jl.ly/Email/symantec.html

17 Sep 2011

The design of the Domain Name System (Part VIII) - Names Outside the DNS Internet
In
previous installments we've been looking at aspects of the design of the DNS. In today's grand finale we look at the the subtle but very knotty issue of names inside and outside the DNS.

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08 Sep 2011

The design of the Domain Name System (Part IV) - Global consistency Internet

In the previous installments, we've been looking at aspects of the design of the DNS.

Many databases go to great effort to present a globablly consistent view of the data they control, since the alternative is to lose credit card charges and double-book airline seats.

The DNS has never tried to to that. The data is roughly consistent, but not perfectly so.

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The design of the Domain Name System (Part III) - Name structure and delegation Internet

In the previous installments, we looked at the overall design of the DNS and the way DNS name matching works.

The DNS gains considerable administrative flexibility from its delegation structure. Each zone cut, the place in the DNS name tree where one set of DNS servers hands off to another, offers the option to delegate the administration of a part of the DNS at the delegation point. But for the delegation to work well, the delegation structure has to match the name structure.

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The design of the Domain Name System (Part I) Internet
Over the past 30 years the Domain Name System has become an integral part of the operation of the Internet. Due to its ubiquity and good performance, many new applications over the years have used the DNS to publish information. But as the DNS and its applications have grown farther from its original use in publishing information about Internet hosts, questions have arisen about what applications are appropriate for publication in the DNS, and how one should design an application to work well with the DNS.

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07 Sep 2011

The design of the Domain Name System (Part V) - Large data Internet
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the previous four installments, we've been looking at aspects of the design of the DNS. Today we look at the amount of data one can ask the DNS to store and to serve to clients.

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The design of the Domain Name System (Part VI) - Overloaded record types Internet
In
the five previous exciting installments, we've been looking at aspects of the design of the DNS. Today we look at records types, and how you can tell what a DNS record means.

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06 Sep 2011

The design of the Domain Name System (Part VII) - Related names are not related Internet
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previous installments we've been looking at aspects of the design of the DNS. Today we look at the relationship of similar names in the DNS.

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