I'm Shumon Huque, a software engineer and technologist. You can read more about me here.

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Srimongol Village visit

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We visited (completely unannounced) a small village in Srimongol, Bangladesh on this day. The locals (and especially the kids) were delighted to see us. And ...

Singapore Zoo

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Photos from the Singapore Zoo, which I visited with some IETF100 colleagues, on Nov 17th 2017.

Photos from Rocky Mountains

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We went on vacation earlier this month to visit two US National Parks renowned for their spectacular natural scenery: Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorad...

Talks at Fall 2015 DNS-OARC Workshop

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I attended the Fall 2015 DNS-OARC workshop in Montreal, Canada earlier this month. DNS-OARC is the “DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center”, and the p...

Key Transparency for DNSSEC?

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At the recent IETF meeting in Toronto, there was an interesting discussion in the trans working group on DNSSEC certificate transparency, and there is a (ver...

I’ve left Penn for a new job

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After more than 20 years of working at Penn (University of Pennsylvania), I’ve decided to take a new job as Principal Research Scientist at Verisign Labs, th...

An IPv6 Success Story – Galois

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The following article was contributed by Paul Heinlein, a systems administrator at Galois. Paul attended my full day IPv6 training course at USENIX LISA 2013...

EDU Top Level Domain statistics

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Some DNS Top Level Domain (TLD) operators publish statistics about their DNS zones. Some others have a zone file access program that allows others to examine...

USENIX interviews - IPv6 and DNSSEC

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I’m giving full day tutorials on IPv6 and DNSSEC at the upcoming USENIX LISA conference in Washington DC in November. Matt Simmons interviewed me about both ...

ISC DLV registry usage

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On a LinkedIn forum, Dan York of the Internet Society recently asked a question about who still uses the ISC DNSSEC Lookaside Validation (DLV) registry. Whil...

DNS Amplification Attacks

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There has been a lot of talk recently about DNS amplification attacks (with prominent news reports of high bandwidth attacks targeted at anti-spam services, ...

ISOC ION Panel - Advancing the Network

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“I tend to think of IPv6 & DNSSEC both a little bit like global warming … something that is developing kind of slowly … they’re both inevitable, it’s a j...

Philadelphia Skyline Photos

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My colleague Deke Kassabian posted an older photo of the Philly skyline (that I’d taken a number of years ago) on his Facebook page. So I thought I’d post a ...

Internet2 IPv6 Panel recap

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A few notes from last month’s IPv6 deployment panel at the Fall Internet2 Member Meeting in Philadelphia, which I moderated (October 2nd 2012). Watch the ent...

DNSSEC and Certificates

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DNSSEC is a system to verify the authenticity of DNS data using public key signatures. With increasing deployment of DNSSEC comes the possibility of applicat...

Stanford Linear Accelerator Tour

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At the recent Joint Techs conference, our host Stanford University arranged a lunch time tour of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) for a small gr...

A Look at World IPv6 Launch Traffic

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The World IPv6 Launch website has compiled a set of measurements at http://www.worldipv6launch.org/measurements/. I’ll take a quick look at some of them here...