Surviving Large Scale Internet Failures
By : Dr. K. Kant, Intel Corporation
This is a tutorial to be given at the 37th Annual IEEE/IFIP
International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks
(DSN 2007, 25-28 June 2007), in Edinburgh, UK. Registration
for this tutorial can be done through the DSN site listed below.
Although the Internet has so far resisted large scale failures, such outages can happen. This tutorial will examine the impact of large scale failures on the Internet infrastructure, consider appropriate metrics for robustness, and discuss techniques for improving the
The tutorial shall provide the attendees with an understanding of how the critical Internet infrastructure components such as the domain name system and the routing system work, how large scale disruptions would affect them, and what can we do about it. The tutorial will also expose a number of challenges and open problems in the area of securing the Internet infrastructure, and would provide
insights into how things could be done differently in the next generation Internet projects.
Official DSN web site
Tutorial web site