The Next Big Thing: Named-Data Networking

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at mykolab.com
Fri Sep 5 14:27:18 UTC 2014


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On 9/5/2014 7:16 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:

> How many Youtube subject tags will fit in *your* routers' TCAM?
> 
> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/14/09/04/2156232/ucla-cisco-more-launch-consortium-to-replace-tcpip
>
>  [ Can someone convince me this isn't the biggest troll in the
> history of the internet? Cause it sounds like shoehorning DNS /and
> Google/ into IP in place of, y'know, IP addresses. ]
> 

I didn't read it that way exactly, especially in light of this not in
the Wikipedia article:

"Application-layer designs have also been proposed for deploying a
content-centric interface. This has benefits such as easier
deployment, backwards compatibility and more flexible delivery support."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Named_data_networking

It's an interesting concept, but it ain't gonna replace TCP/IP, DNS,
or IP addresses anytime soon. :-)

- - ferg

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Paul Ferguson
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