Bert Hubert

Bert Hubert
Principal, PowerDNS

Recent Posts

PowerDNS | Security

On Firefox moving DNS to a third party

DNS lookups occur for every website visited. The processor of DNS requests gets a complete picture of what a household or phone is doing on the internet. In addition, DNS can be used to block sites or to discover if devices are accessing malware or are...

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Bert Hubert Sep 4, 2018

PowerDNS

dnsdist 1.3.2 released

We are very happy to announce the 1.3.2 release of dnsdist. This release contains a few new features, but is mostly fixing bugs and documentation issues reported since the release of dnsdist 1.3.0. You might be wondering why this release is not...
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Bert Hubert Jul 10, 2018

PowerDNS

dnsdist 1.3.0 released

We are very happy to announce the 1.3.0 release of dnsdist, with a huge emphasis on privacy and scalability.

Privacy

A lot of users were interested in DNS over TLS support in dnsdist, to protect the privacy and integrity of queries and responses in...

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Bert Hubert Mar 30, 2018

PowerDNS

“The DNS Camel”, or, the rise in DNS complexity

This week was my first IETF visit. Although I’ve been active in several IETF WGs for nearly twenty years, I had never bothered to show up in person. I now realize this was a very big mistake – I thoroughly enjoyed meeting an extremely high...

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Bert Hubert Mar 22, 2018

PowerDNS

PowerDNS end of year post: Thank you!

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Bert Hubert Dec 29, 2017

PowerDNS | Productivity

PowerDNS Recursor 4.1

This is a major release containing significant speedups (both in throughput and latency), enhanced capabilities and a highly conformant and robust DNSSEC validation implementation that is ready for heavy production use. In addition, our EDNS Client...

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Bert Hubert Dec 5, 2017

PowerDNS | Productivity

PowerDNS Authoritative Server 4.1

Version 4.1 is a major upgrade for the Authoritative Server, delivering improvements and speedups developed and tested over the past 12 months. Many large scale deployments have already migrated to this release because even unreleased, it was a...

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Bert Hubert Nov 30, 2017

PowerDNS

dnsdist 1.2.0 released

We are very pleased to announce the availability of dnsdist 1.2.0, bringing a lot of new features and fixes since 1.1.0.

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Bert Hubert Aug 21, 2017

PowerDNS | Productivity | Data Privacy & Open Internet

DNS: As we add more user-visible features, “open” becomes more important

DNS is an ancient protocol. Despite being invented in 1983, any software written at that time would still be compatible with the Domain Name System as it is used today.

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Bert Hubert Jun 13, 2016

How about some actual innovation: Inventing the transistor and landing a nuclear robot on Mars

I care deeply about innovation. It is literally where the future comes from, but it is a curious thing. Innovation and its more powerful partner, invention proceed at a snail’s pace. “In a world where change is the only constant” is a lie. It took...

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Bert Hubert Apr 18, 2016
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