Preparing for Y2038 (Already?!)

Preparing for Y2038 (Already?!)

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It somehow doesn't seem that long ago, but nineteen years ago during Y2K I spent my New Year's Eve in the Akamai Network Operations center, waiting to respond to anything that might go awry as the clock struck midnight in ... Read More
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Architectural paths for evolving the DNS

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the Internet's fundamental systems, providing the top-level hierarchy for naming Internet resources. One of its purposes is to act as a sort of phonebook, allowing names such as "www.example.com" to be resolved ... Read More
HTTPS+TLS and IPv6-enablement both in the majority for World Cup streaming

HTTPS+TLS and IPv6-enablement both in the majority for World Cup streaming

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The underlying protocols of the Internet continue to evolve, and massive events such as the World Cup are a great opportunity to see this in action. A single-match peak for live video streaming of 22.5 Tbps was set on Akamai ... Read More
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Six years since World IPv6 Launch: entering the majority phases

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As reported in an ISOC report last year, IPv6 adoption is now solidly in the "early majority phase" of the technology adoption life cycle by many metrics (well past "innovators" and "early adopters"), with progress beyond that in some areas ... Read More