UKNOF28chaired by Keith Mitchell (UKNOF)
at De Vere Wokefield Park
Presentation Videos: UKNOF28 Video Playlist on YouTube
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- 09:30 - 10:00 Registration
Registry Infrastructure Transformation
In the past 24 months Nominet the UK Registry have completely transformed the infrastructure that is used to deliver the UK Registry services. The infrastructure has been moved to be much more agile and highly available. This presentation will detail some of the choices we made and methods we used to deploy and manage our infrastructure.
Speaker: Mr. Brett Carr (Nominet) Material: Presentation Video Slides
RIPEstat, RIPE Atlas and the new DNSMON
An overview of three of the RIPE NCC’s services: * RIPEstat, our one-stop-shop for Internet related data, * RIPE Atlas, our Internet measurement network consisting of thousands of probes and * the new DNSMON, a comprehensive, objective and up-to-date overview on the quality of service of high-level DNS servers, based on measurements carried out by RIPE Atlas anchors. This presentation will provide a (very) brief introduction of the established services, and summarise recent developments and future plans.
Speaker: Mr. Chris Amin (RIPE NCC) Material: Presentation Video Slides
- 10:50 - 11:15 Morning Coffee Break
As a result of daily attacks against a Further Education College in Wales, a connection was noticed between changing DNS entries and the attacked IP address. Using innovative DNS responses inspired by GeoDNS and logging all requests to the authoritative server, it has been possible to trace the source of DDoS and spoofed flood attacks.
Speaker: Mr. Curon Davies (Jisc RSC Wales) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Overview of the CERT-UK which has taken on responsibility for national incident management. In addition, an update on the joint government/industry Cyber-Security Information Sharing Partnership.
Speaker: Mr. Andrew Whittaker (CERT-UK) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Converged IT Infrastructure for virtual networking
Speaker: Malcolm Catling (Huawei) Material: Presentation Video Slides
- 12:25 - 13:45 Lunch Break
Atlas Probe Distribution
Speaker: Fearghas McKay (UKNOF)
PGP Signing Session
Speaker: Mr. Matthew Walster (LMAX Exchange) Material: Keyring Signing Sheet
The hitchhikers guide to the telephone exchange (Our LLU experiences)
The experiences we've had doing LLU/Exchange Unbundling with Openreach. A story from start to finish, including commercial, regulatory and logistical challenges and advantages.
Speaker: Charlie Boisseau (Fluency) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Kea - an open-source DHCP server
Kea is a replacement for ISC DHCP, and offers both a DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 server. This talk will describe the software, the current state of the project and future plans.
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Morris (Internet Systems Consortium) Material: Presentation Video Slides
TV Whitespace Update - Oxford Flood Network
TV Whitespace and dynamic spectrum access are now central to the government's spectrum strategy and 5G technologies. This talk will give an update on the UK's adoption of TV Whitespace and also the Oxford Flood Network - a demonstration sensor network in Oxford.
Speaker: Mr. Ben Ward (yes) Material: Presentation Video Slides
- 15:20 - 15:50 Afternoon Coffee Break ( The Street )
Cisco Q-vBN Overview
Broadband access network and services are relatively static, pre-provisioned and bound to CPE and backhaul capabilities. Is it feasible to change this status-quo by virtualizing services and extending the home network into the cloud? What are the drivers, new service models, risks and opportunities for such (r)evolutionary approach?
Speaker: Mr. Ivanov Anton (Cisco Systems) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Introduction to RDL
RDL is a high level Routing Documentation Language capable of describing both inter- and intra-AS route filtering and announcements, and is part of a larger routing toolkit project initiated by NLnetLabs in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. RDL describes BGP and router topology using an intuitive "curly brace" syntax, and utilizes class-oriented, lexical scope to group, assign, and associate object attributes, including filter rules, thereby greatly reducing the text volume needed to describe any given autonomous system. RDL can be compiled to actual configuration for Cisco, Juniper, and BIRD, and thus serves two purposes: documentation for existing routing setup (enabling eg computerised verification of various aspects), and automated generation of router configurations from a high-level specification.
Speaker: Per Bilse (Network Signature Ltd) Material: Presentation Video Slides
CD-GAIN: Measuring Traffic Gains from Peer-assisted Content Delivery of Long Duration Video-on-Demand content
Efficient delivery of video content is a critical problem. Video traffic now accounts for 57% of all consumer traffic on the Internet and is forecasted to reach 69% by 2017. To handle these massive volumes of traffic content delivery networks (CDNs) are turning to clients for assistance, creating hybrid peer-assisted content delivery systems. In practice, peer-assisted distribution of video-on-demand content faces a number of design obstacles which include: the need of localizing peer-to-peer traffic within ISPs (isp-friendliness), reluctance of users to participate in redistributing the content (partial participation) and necessity to match users with similar bitrate requirements (bitrate stratification).
Speaker: Dr. Dmytro Karamshuk (King's College London) Material: Presentation Video Slides
17:30 - 18:00
Lightning: a lightning talk
Reviews the way in which lightning is generated and its effects on people, structures and electronics, together with advice about how to protect each of these.
Speaker: Mr. Nigel Titley (Homechip Ltd) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Cumulus Switches in Practice
Speaker: Mr. Tom Bird (Portfast Ltd) Material: Presentation Video Slides
Speaker: Mr. Neil McRae (BT) Material: Presentation Video
- 17:30 Lightning: a lightning talk 10'