Book: An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking

A while ago the Packet Pushers had Geoff Huston on as a guest in the future of networking series. There are lots of good ideas and contrarian opinions in that podcast episode – go listen to it. During the episode, Geoff mentioned a book that had a big influence on him called An Engineering Approach […]

Internet Redundancy, Or Not

Imagine you are a business that wants to have redundant connections to the Internet. Given the importance of an active Internet connection for many businesses this is a reasonable thing for an IT shop or business owner to ask for. One could also consider the serious home gamer who can’t risk being cut off as […]

IPv6 deployment day is here

A few minutes ago major Internet companies enabled IPv6 permanently. Happy IPv6 day! World IPv6 Day World IPv6 Launch The view from my server: [dan@alpha ~]$ ping6 -n -c 1 www.google.com; ping6 -n -c 1 www.yahoo.com; ping6 -n -c 1 www.facebook.com PING www.google.com(2001:4860:4008:802::1012) 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 2001:4860:4008:802::1012: icmp_seq=1 ttl=59 time=5.04 ms — […]