11-13 October 2014
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
US/Pacific timezone
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Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Westside

Measuring the cost of DNSSEC


  • Mr. Geoff HUSTON

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Abstract content

The presentation provides some measurements on the incremental cost of signing a domain name. It looks at the profile of additional time taken to resolve a signed name by a dnssec-validating resolver and from the perspective of the authoritative name server quantifies the additional query and traffic load when serving a signed zone as distinct from an unsigned zone. The presentation also extrapolates this load to the situation when all resolvers perform DNSSEC-validation