Ethical DDoS drone network

Roland Dobbins rdobbins at cisco.com
Mon Jan 5 18:11:19 CST 2009


On Jan 6, 2009, at 8:01 AM, David Barak wrote:

> The types of problems that the ultra-large DoS can ferret out are  
> the kind which *don't* show up in anything smaller than a 1:1 or 1:2  
> scale model.

In my experience, once one has an understanding of the performance  
envelopes and has built a lab which contains examples of the  
functional elements of the system (network infrastructure, servers,  
apps, databases, clients, et. al.), one can extrapolate pretty  
accurately well out to orders of magnitude.

The problem is that many organizations don't do the above prior to  
freezing the design and initiating deployment.

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