Google Research

E Unum Pluribus - Google Network Filtering Management

  • Paul (Tony) Watson
  • Peter Moody
LISA'09 23rd Large Installation System Administration Conference (2009)


Network filtering can be a very difficult challenge in large, complex and sprawling networks. Through the use of internally developed software, Google has automated and simplified many of the difficult tasks and provided the capability to easily audit and validate its filters. This talk will discuss our efforts in this area and release some of these tools to the community.

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