Bert Hubert

Bert Hubert
Principal, PowerDNS

PowerDNS Authoritative: Lua Records

Bert Hubert on Dec 15, 2017

Hi everyone, We are happy to share a new development with you, one that we hinted at over a year ago: Lua resource records. In this post, we ask for your help: did we get the feature right? Are we missing importa...

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OX Summit & other conferences

Bert Hubert on Jul 24, 2017

Hi everyone, As we are working on the 4.1 & 1.2 releases, please know you can also meet us in real life! We are just back from IETF in Prague, here is a list of other places where we will be present: August 4...

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PowerDNS Recursor 4.1 Development Plans

Bert Hubert on Feb 23, 2017

Hi everyone, In this message, we ask you to look at our intended PowerDNS Recursor 4.1 development plan. The 4.0 release train has been very successful and reliable for a major ‘.0’ release and is seeing wide pro...

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PowerDNS Jobs, 4.1 roadmap, DNSSEC research

Bert Hubert on Feb 07, 2017

Hi everyone, In this post, we want to mention a few things: PowerDNS Jobs, 4.1 plans & some DNSSEC research. First, PowerDNS is growing rapidly as more and more large scale service providers displace closed D...

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PowerDNS: 2016 in review

Bert Hubert on Dec 27, 2016

Hi everyone, As 2016 draws to a close, we’d like to share a few words on what has been achieved over the past year, our second year within Open-Xchange. This post will cover both our technical and commercial effo...

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Some good news on

Bert Hubert on Oct 26, 2016

Way way back in the history of PowerDNS, we bought the full suite of domain names for our new company:,, Alternate names for the company we considered at the time were ‘Sup...

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OX Summit 2016: 13th-14th October, Frankfurt

Bert Hubert on Sep 21, 2016

Hi everybody, Like last year, this year PowerDNS will again be part of the OX/Dovecot/PowerDNS summit. This time round we visit Frankfurt on the 13th and 14th of October. This is already in a few weeks! Many user...

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Welcome to PowerDNS 4.0.0!

Bert Hubert on Jul 11, 2016

Today a rather epic journey ends. In this post, we describe how 4.0.0 came to be, what we did, what we added, but also answer the big question: should I deploy PowerDNS 4? And enable DNSSEC validation? Finally.. ...

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

Bert Hubert on Jun 13, 2016

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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An important update on new PowerDNS Products

Bert Hubert on Feb 23, 2016

Hi everybody, This is a heads-up on some announcements you will be seeing on relating to new PowerDNS products which (gasp) are not fully Open Source. We know this is a sensitive subject, so before w...

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